Definition of HOLDOUT

noun : HOLDOUT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a negotiator who hopes to gain concessions by refusing to come to terms; "their star pitcher was a holdout for six weeks" ;

  • 2. (

    ) a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal ;

  • 3. (

    ) the act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later ;


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