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Adjective: wild (wilder,wildest)  wI(-u)ld
  1. In a natural state; not tamed, domesticated or cultivated
    "edible wild plants"; "wild geese";
    - untamed
  2. Marked by extreme lack of restraint or control
    "wild talk"; "wild parties"
  3. In a state of extreme emotion
    "wild with anger"; "wild with grief"
  4. Deviating widely from an intended course
    "a wild bullet"; "he threw a wild pitch"
  5. (of colours or sounds) intensely vivid or loud
    "wild colours"; "wild shouts";
    - violent
  6. Without a basis in reason or fact
    "wild gossip";
    - baseless, groundless, idle, unfounded, unwarranted
  7. Talking or behaving irrationally
    - raving mad, raving
  8. Involving risk or danger
    "a wild financial scheme";
    - hazardous, risky
  9. Fanciful and unrealistic; foolish
    "a wild idea of his own importance";
    - fantastic
  10. Located in a dismal or remote area; desolate
    "a wild stretch of land";
    - godforsaken, waste
  11. Intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with
    "wild about cars and racing";
    - crazy, dotty [informal], gaga [informal]
  12. Without civilizing influences
    "wild tribes";
    - barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised [Brit]
  13. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    "wild clouds on the horizon";
    - angry, furious, raging, tempestuous
Noun: wild  wI(-u)ld
  1. A wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    "he lived in the wild"; "they collected mushrooms in the wild";
    - natural state, state of nature
  2. A wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    - wilderness
Adverb: wild  wI(-u)ld
  1. In an uncontrolled and rampant manner
    "weeds grew wild around here";
    - rampantly
  2. In a wild or undomesticated manner
    "growing wild"; "roaming wild"

Sounds like: wield, wheeled, wild, whiled

Derived forms: wilds, wildest, wilder

See also: chaotic, dangerous, delirious, disorderly, enthusiastic, excited, feral, ferine, frantic, frenzied, inhospitable, insane, intense, intractable, keen, mad, manic, noncivilised [Brit], noncivilized, passionate, procellous [archaic], savage, semi-wild, stormy, unbroken, uncontrolled, undomesticated, unquiet, unrealistic, unrestrained, unsafe, unsubdued, unsupported, wildness

Type of: geographic area, geographic region, geographical area, geographical region, state

Antonym: tame

Encyclopedia: Wild, Richard