Definitions for wildwaɪld

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  1. wild, natural state, state of nature(noun)

    a wild primitive state untouched by civilization

    "he lived in the wild"; "they collected mushrooms in the wild"

  2. wilderness, wild(adj)

    a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition

    "it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers"

  3. wild(adj)

    marked by extreme lack of restraint or control

    "wild talk"; "wild parties"

  4. wild, untamed(adj)

    in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated

    "wild geese"; "edible wild plants"

  5. wild(adj)

    in a state of extreme emotion

    "wild with anger"; "wild with grief"

  6. wild(adj)

    deviating widely from an intended course

    "a wild bullet"; "he threw a wild pitch"

  7. violent, wild(adj)

    (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud

    "a violent clash of colors"; "her dress was a violent red"; "a violent noise"; "wild colors"; "wild shouts"

  8. baseless, groundless, idle, unfounded, unwarranted, wild(adj)

    without a basis in reason or fact

    "baseless gossip"; "the allegations proved groundless"; "idle fears"; "unfounded suspicions"; "unwarranted jealousy"

  9. raving mad, wild(adj)

    talking or behaving irrationally

    "a raving lunatic"

  10. hazardous, risky, wild(adj)

    involving risk or danger

    "skydiving is a hazardous sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a wild financial scheme"

  11. fantastic, wild(adj)

    fanciful and unrealistic; foolish

    "a fantastic idea of his own importance"

  12. godforsaken, waste, wild(adj)

    located in a dismal or remote area; desolate

    "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places"

  13. crazy, wild, dotty, gaga(adj)

    intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with

    "crazy about cars and racing"; "he is potty about her"

  14. barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised, wild(adj)

    without civilizing influences

    "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes"

  15. angry, furious, raging, tempestuous, wild(adverb)

    (of the elements) as if showing violent anger

    "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"

  16. rampantly, wild(adverb)

    in an uncontrolled and rampant manner

    "weeds grew rampantly around here"

  17. wild(adverb)

    in a wild or undomesticated manner

    "growing wild"; "roaming wild"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. wild(Noun)

    The undomesticated state of a wild animal

    After mending the lion's leg, we returned him to the wild

  2. wild(Noun)

    a wilderness

  3. wild(Verb)

    To commit random acts of assault, robbery, and rape in an urban setting, especially as a gang.

  4. wild(Adverb)

    Inaccurately; not on target.

    The javelin flew wild and struck a spectator, to the horror of all observing.

  5. wild(Adjective)

    Untamed; not domesticated.

    The island of Chincoteague is famous for its wild horses.

  6. wild(Adjective)

    Unrestrained or uninhibited.

    I was filled with wild rage when I discovered the infidelity, and punched a hole in the wall.

  7. wild(Adjective)

    Raucous, unruly, or licentious.

    The fraternity was infamous for its wild parties, which frequently resulted in police involvement.

  8. wild(Adjective)

    Visibly and overtly anxious; frantic.

    Her mother was wild with fear when she didn't return home after the party.

  9. wild(Adjective)

    Disheveled, tangled, or untidy.

    After a week on the trail without a mirror, my hair was wild and dirty.

  10. wild(Adjective)

    Enthusiastic.

    I'm not wild about the idea of a two day car trip with my nephews, but it's my only option.

  11. wild(Adjective)

    Inaccurate.

    The novice archer fired a wild shot and hit her opponent's target.

  12. wild(Adjective)

    Not capable of being represented as a finite closed polygonal chain.

  13. Wild(ProperNoun)

    for a wild person, or for someone living in uncultivated land.

  14. Origin: wilde, from wilþjaz.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Wild

    living in a state of nature; inhabiting natural haunts, as the forest or open field; not familiar with, or not easily approached by, man; not tamed or domesticated; as, a wild boar; a wild ox; a wild cat

  2. Wild

    growing or produced without culture; growing or prepared without the aid and care of man; native; not cultivated; brought forth by unassisted nature or by animals not domesticated; as, wild parsnip, wild camomile, wild strawberry, wild honey

  3. Wild

    desert; not inhabited or cultivated; as, wild land

  4. Wild

    savage; uncivilized; not refined by culture; ferocious; rude; as, wild natives of Africa or America

  5. Wild

    not submitted to restraint, training, or regulation; turbulent; tempestuous; violent; ungoverned; licentious; inordinate; disorderly; irregular; fanciful; imaginary; visionary; crazy

  6. Wild

    exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered; as, a wild roadstead

  7. Wild

    indicating strong emotion, intense excitement, or /ewilderment; as, a wild look

  8. Wild

    hard to steer; -- said of a vessel

  9. Wild(noun)

    an uninhabited and uncultivated tract or region; a forest or desert; a wilderness; a waste; as, the wilds of America; the wilds of Africa

  10. Wild(adverb)

    wildly; as, to talk wild

  11. Origin: [OE. wilde, AS. wilde; akin to OFries. wilde, D. wild, OS. & OHG. wildi, G. wild, Sw. & Dan. vild, Icel. villr wild, bewildered, astray, Goth. wilpeis wild, and G. & OHG. wild game, deer; of uncertain origin.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wild' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1992

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wild' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3468

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'wild' in Adjectives Frequency: #248


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