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Definition of wilder:

  1. To cause to lose the way or track; to bewilder.

Wilder \wi(l)-der\

Meaning:
hunter
Origin:
German
Details:
Wilder as a boy's name is of German origin, and the meaning of Wilder is "hunter". Occupational name for someone who traps or kills wild animals. Playwrights Thornton Wilder, Oscar Wilde.
Meaning:
elder, walter, Walder, fielder.
Variants:
wild, wilde.
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Examples of usage for wilder:

  1. He hit when and where he pleased, and warded the wilder blows of his opponent with almost unconcern. – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  2. Near towns where he is much hunted Mooweesuk has grown wilder like the fox, and learned a hundred tricks that formerly he knew nothing about. – A Little Brother to the Bear and other Animal Stories by William Long
  3. But he supposed that beyond the first cataract, where the people were wilder and less susceptible to the influences of Englishmen and the Egyptian Government, he would find more adherents of the prophet, who in a case of emergency would give them succor, and would furnish food and camels. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz

Quotes for wilder:

  1. I think that as is true in this industry, everything gets blown out of proportion because it's more fun for people to read about. It's even more fun to read about if the stories get wilder and wilder.
  2. I was at dinner with Gene Wilder and imitated Ethel Barrymore for everyone.
  3. Any story that Billy Wilder told, you can tell in a Western.
  4. I had very few friends. We always ate dinner with our parents. We didn't want to go out. American adolescence was a lot wilder than I would have felt comfortable with.
  5. Billy Wilder is really is a heavy influence on Bound. We felt that film noir was a genre where you could create a really contained story. We wanted to be on a set as much as we could to get the kind of style level we were looking for.

Rhymes for wilder:

  1. milder;
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