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Definitions of wild

  1. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Savage; uncivilized; not refined by culture; ferocious; rude; as, wild natives of Africa or America. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Not submitted to restraint, training, or regulation; turbulent; tempestuous; violent; ungoverned; licentious; inordinate; disorderly; irregular; fanciful; imaginary; visionary; crazy. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered; as, a wild roadstead. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Indicating strong emotion, intense excitement, or ewilderment; as, a wild look. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Hard to steer; - said of a vessel. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. a wild primitive state untouched by civilization; "he lived in the wild" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. An uninhabited and uncultivated tract or region; a forest or desert; a wilderness; a waste; as, the wilds of America; the wilds of Africa. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A desert or wilderness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Wildness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. An uncultivated region: a forest or desert. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. An uncultivated or desert region. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. An uninhabited or uncultivated place; a wilderness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. A desert; an uncultivated or uninhabited tract or region; a forest or sandy desert. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. An epithet applied especially to the names of plants, to distinguish them from such of the name as are cultivated in gardens, as wild olive. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. An uncultivated tract of land; a desert. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. in an uncontrolled and rampant manner; "weeds grew rampantly around here" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. in a wild or undomesticated manner; "growing wild"; "roaming wild" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. Wildly; as, to talk wild. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. Wildly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; "a desert island"; "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; "a wild stretch of land"; "waste places" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild ideas"; "wild talk"; "wild originality"; "wild parties" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. not subjected to control or restraint; "a piano played with a wild exuberance"- Louis Bromfield Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. deviating widely from an intended course; "a wild bullet"; "a wild pitch" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. in a state of extreme emotion; "wild with anger"; "wild with grief" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. Living in its natural state; untamed; as, a wild animal; uncultivated; as, wild flowers; not civilized; savage; violent; uncontrolled; passionate; unreasonsble; disorderly; reckless; greatly excited; noisily gay; colloquially, eager. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. Being in a state of nature: not tamed or cultivated: uncivilized: desert: unsheltered: violent: licentious. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  29. Not tamed, or cultivated; fierce; savage: bereft of reason: desert: licentious. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  30. Not tamed; uncivilized; uninhabited; uninhabited. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Dissolute; prodigal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  32. Stormy; turbulent; keen; eager. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  33. Roving; wandering; inhabiting the forest or open field; not tamed or domesticated; growing without culture; desert; not inhabited; savage; uncivilised; not refined by culture; turbulent; tempestuous; irregular; licentious; inconstant; inordinate; loose; disorderly; not framed according to the ordinary rules of reason; imaginary; fanciful; exposed to wind and sea. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  34. Being in a state of nature; not tamed or domesticated; growing without culture; savage; uncivilised; desert; uninhabited; tempestuous; profligate; reckless; ungoverned; irregular; highly excited, as with passion; having a fierce untamed look; performed without plan or order; imaginary. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for wild

  1. " I was nearly wild to dance last night," said Peter. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  2. " It is the only way to get close to these wild people. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
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