Definitions for wild

Definitions for (noun) wild

Main entry: wild, wilderness

Definition: a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition

Usage: it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

Main entry: state of nature, wild, natural state

Definition: a wild primitive state untouched by civilization

Usage: he lived in the wild; they collected mushrooms in the wild

Definitions for (adj) wild

Main entry: tempestuous, wild, angry, furious, raging

Definition: (of the elements) as if showing violent anger

Usage: angry clouds on the horizon; furious winds; the raging sea

Main entry: wild, barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilised, uncivilized

Definition: without civilizing influences

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

Main entry: wild

Definition: deviating widely from an intended course

Usage: a wild bullet; he threw a wild pitch

Main entry: wild, gaga, crazy, dotty

Definition: intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with

Usage: crazy about cars and racing; he is potty about her

Main entry: waste, wild, godforsaken

Definition: located in a dismal or remote area; desolate

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

Main entry: wild, violent

Definition: (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud

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

Main entry: wild

Definition: in a state of extreme emotion

Usage: wild with anger; wild with grief

Main entry: fantastic, wild

Definition: fanciful and unrealistic; foolish

Usage: a fantastic idea of his own importance

Main entry: wild, risky, hazardous

Definition: involving risk or danger

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

Main entry: raving mad, wild

Definition: talking or behaving irrationally

Usage: a raving lunatic

Main entry: unwarranted, wild, baseless, groundless, idle, unfounded

Definition: without a basis in reason or fact

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

Main entry: untamed, wild

Definition: in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated

Usage: wild geese; edible wild plants

Main entry: wild

Definition: marked by extreme lack of restraint or control

Usage: wild talk; wild parties

Definitions for (adv) wild

Main entry: wild

Definition: in a wild or undomesticated manner

Usage: growing wild; roaming wild

Main entry: rampantly, wild

Definition: in an uncontrolled and rampant manner

Usage: weeds grew rampantly around here

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