Complete Definition of "wild"

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English

rank|ran|important|mine|574|wild|front|France|London

Etymology
OE. wilde

Pronunciation
AHD|wīld, IPA|/waɪld/, SAMPA|/waIld/
audio|en-us-wild.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪld|-aɪld

Adjective
en-adj|er|est

  1. untamed|Untamed; not domesticated.

#:The island of Chincoteague is famous for its wild horses.

  1. unrestrained|Unrestrained or uninhibited.

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

  1. raucous|Raucous, unruly, or licentious.

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

  1. Visibly and overtly anxious; frantic.

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

  1. disheveled|Disheveled, tangled, or untidy.

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

  1. enthusiastic|Enthusiastic.

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

  1. inaccurate|Inaccurate.

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

Derived terms
top3
wild and woolly
wild animal
wild blueberry
wild boar
wild card
wildcard
wildcarrot
wild cat
wildcat
wildcat strike
wildcatter
wild cherry
wildebeest
wilden
mid3
wilder
wilderness
wildest
wild-eyed
wildfire
wildflower
wildfowl
wild geranium
wild ginger
wild goose
wild goose chase
wild-goose chase
wild hyacinth
wilding
wildish
mid3
wild land
wildlife
wildly
wild mustard
wildness
wild oat
wild pitch
wild purslane
wild rice
wild rye
wild strawberry
wild turkey
wild vanilla
wild West
wildwood

Translations
trans-top|not domesticated or tamed
Arabic: ARchar|ÙتÙحش (mutawáħħeÅ¡)
Bosnian: divlji#Bosnian|divlji m, divljaÄki#Bosnian|divljaÄki m
Bulgarian: див (div) m, дива (diva) f, диво (divo) n
Chinese: éçç (yÄshÄng-de)
Czech: divoký m
Dutch: wild
Finnish: villi, kesytön
French: sauvage
German: wild
Greek: άγÏÎ¹Î¿Ï (áɣrios) m
Hungarian: vad
Italian: selvaggio, selvatico
Japanese: éçã® (ãããã®, yasei no)
Korean: ì¼ìì (yasaeng-ui)
trans-mid
Old English: wod|wÅd
Polish: dziki m, dzika f, dzikie n
Portuguese: selvagem, silvestre
Russian: дикий (díkij)
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: дивÑи#Serbian|дивÑи m, дивÑаÑки#Serbian|дивÑаÑки m
:Roman: divlji#Serbian|divlji m, divljaÄki#Serbian|divljaÄki m
Slovene: divji m, divja f, divje n
Spanish: salvaje
Swedish: vild
trans-bottom

Adverb
en-adv

  1. inaccurately|Inaccurately; not on target.

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

Noun
en-noun

  1. The undomesticated state of a wild animal

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

  1. especially|in plural a wilderness

Verb
en-verb

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

#* 1989, David E. Pitt, Jogger's Attackers Terrorized at Least 9 in 2 Hours, New York Times (April 22, 1989), page 1:
#*::...Chief of Detectives Robert Colangelo, who said the attacks appeared unrelated to money, race, drugs, or alcohol, said that some of the 20 youths brought in for questioning has told investigators that the crime spree was the product of a pastime called "wilding".
#*::"It's not a term that we in the police had heard before," the chief said, noting that the police were unaware of any similar incident in the park recently. "They just said, 'We were going wilding.' In my mind at this point, it implies that they were going to raise hell."...

Category:Crime


Dutch

Noun
wild

  1. game (food)

Category:nl:Foods


German

Etymology
Old High Germanic wildi

Adjective
de-adj|comparativewilder|superlativewildesten

  1. wild#English|wild

Maltese

Etymology
From Arabic ARchar|ÙÙد (wálada, to give birth).

Noun
wild

  1. birth

Category:Maltese nouns

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io:wild
id:wild
it:wild
kk:wild
ku:wild
hu:wild
nl:wild
pl:wild
pt:wild
ru:wild
fi:wild
ta:wild
te:wild
vi:wild
tr:wild
zh:wild

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