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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later; A refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal;

Usage examples (36)
  • Their star pitcher was a holdout for six weeks
  • The salad bar is still there on the right, the lone holdout from the City Market Cafe, which still rents part of the location.
  • (notes), miss more than a couple days since Bryant Westbrook was a long-term holdout in 1997.
  • Walt’s supposed to be a dinosaur, the last holdout from a earlier time. for more
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