wildcat strike Word Origin noun
- a labor strike that has not been called or sanctioned by the officials of the union.
Origin of wildcat strike An Americanism dating back to 1940–45 Also called, quickie strike. British Dictionary definitions for quickie strike wildcat strike noun
- a strike begun by workers spontaneously or without union approval
quickie strike in Culture wildcat strike
Acalled in violation of an existing between labor and .