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Definitions of "wild"

  • Occurring, growing, or living in a natural state; not domesticated, cultivated, or tamed: wild geese; edible wild plants. adjective
  • Not inhabited or farmed: remote, wild country. adjective
  • Uncivilized or barbarous; savage. adjective
  • Lacking supervision or restraint: wild children living in the street. adjective
  • Disorderly; unruly: a wild scene in the school cafeteria. adjective
  • Characterized by a lack of moral restraint; dissolute or licentious: recalled his wild youth with remorse. adjective
  • Lacking regular order or arrangment; disarranged: wild locks of long hair. adjective
  • Full of, marked by, or suggestive of strong, uncontrolled emotion: wild with jealousy; a wild look in his eye; a wild rage. adjective
  • Extravagant; fantastic: a wild idea. adjective
  • Furiously disturbed or turbulent; stormy: wild weather. adjective
  • Risky; imprudent: wild financial schemes. adjective
  • Impatiently eager: wild to get away for the weekend. adjective
  • Informal Highly enthusiastic: just wild about the new music. adjective
  • Based on little or no evidence or probability; unfounded: wild accusations; a wild guess. adjective
  • Deviating greatly from an intended course; erratic: a wild bullet. adjective
  • Games Having an equivalence or value determined by the cardholder's choice: playing poker with deuces wild. adjective
  • In a wild manner: growing wild; roaming wild. adverb
  • A natural or undomesticated state: returned the zoo animals to the wild; plants that grow abundantly in the wild. noun
  • An uninhabited or uncultivated region. Often used in the plural: the wilds of the northern steppes. noun

The word "wild" in example sentences

The African species exists only in a wild state; and it would appear that individuals of this kind have been measured having the dimensions of the largest of the _wild_ Asiatic elephants.. [The Bush Boys History and Adventures of a Cape Farmer and his Family]

For all that, it was a wild boar, or rather a boar _ran wild_.. [The Hunters' Feast Conversations Around the Camp Fire]

This animal (whose name is sometimes written "huanaca," though the pronunciation is the same with "guanaco" or "guanaca") is larger than the llama, and for a long time was considered merely as the wild llama, or the llama _run wild_, in which you will perceive an essential distinction.. [The Forest Exiles The Perils of a Peruvian Family in the Wilds of the Amazon]

She had been charged with being as wild as _haggards of the rock_; she therefore says, that _wild_ as her _heart_ is, she will tame it _to the hand_.. [Notes to Shakespeare — Volume 01: Comedies]

About wet n wild wet n wild®, a division of Markwins North America, has offered millions of women affordable, prestige-inspired color cosmetics for over three decades. 2010 marked a significant change to the beloved beauty brand as wet n wild® introduced a bold makeover to ring in the new decade.. [Marketwire - Breaking News Releases]

The term "wild goose" is a Celtic metaphor for the Holy Spirit: noisy, passionate, not easily tamed and tending to flock together.. [Left-leaning Christians to rally around 'Wild Goose']

When he heard the phrase wild as red injins in her low ruminations Cassidy knew that this serial abandonment was her topic and that if she stayed at it she could work herself into a real tizzy.. [Again to Carthage]

In applying the term wild to these horses, it is not meant that they are as much so as deer or wolves, or as the herds of horses, wild for many generations on the great grassy plains of South America or Texas.. [Agricultural, Geological, and Descriptive Sketches of Lower North Carolina, and the Similar Adjacent Lands]

For the purposes of this and the preceding section, the term wild life shall mean birds and mammals only.. [Acts and resolves passed by the General Court]

The most common primate social group in the wild is analogous to the clan.. [Virgins and whores at SF Novelists]

But what dogs do in the wild is they flatten grass around themselves to make a nice little place to sleep.. [David Attenborough: 'I have been in a vehicle that was charged by a rhinoceros, and that was tiresome']

A day in the wild is the best medication anyone who loves hunting can do.. [Why Americans Can't Shoot]

Just as one slime-filled limb splatted beside her on the ground, the demon glanced over his shoulder at her, his expression wild.. [Demon From The Dark]

Mike Mayo of Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock to "Hold" from "Buy," concerned about Wachovia's large portfolio of risky bets on adjustable-rate mortgages, which he called a wild card in analyzing the company.. [AIG Tumbles 61%, Pushing]

Mercedes rushed inside the room, her eyes frantic, her expression wild.. [Oh My Goth]

They have a full, frequently-asked questions section all about anthrax, the fact that it's contained in these what they call wild or domestic animals, sheep, goat, cattle -- that sort of thing -- how it's possibly contracted and transmitted, and like Elizabeth was saying, they're saying it cannot be spread from person to person.. [CNN Transcript Feb 22, 2006]

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