crapshoot(redirected from a crap-shoot)
A situation whose outcome is uncertain or unpredictable. Refers to the gambling game "craps." This neighborhood has been revitalized in recent years, but buying a house here is still a financial crapshoot.
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n. a gamble; a matter of chance. (Like a crap [dice] game.) The stock market isn’t concerned with value anymore. It’s just a crapshoot.
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