Examples of wild card in a Sentence
The joker is a wild card.
Taxes are the wild card in this election.
The team made it into the play-offs as the wild card.
Origin and Etymology of wild card
First Known Use: 1971See Words from the same year
WILD CARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wild card for English Language Learners
: a playing card that can represent any other card in a game
: a person or thing that could affect a situation in a way that cannot be predicted : an unknown or unpredictable factor
sports : a player or team chosen to fill a place in a competition after the regularly qualified players or teams have all been decided
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