noun \ˈkrap-ˌshüt\

: something that could produce a good or bad result

Full Definition of CRAPSHOOT

:  something (as a business venture) that has an unpredictable outcome

Examples of CRAPSHOOT

  1. <there are almost no sure bets in the movie business—almost everything is a crapshoot>

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