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wild meaning

EN[waɪld] [-aɪld]
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WWild
  • Wild, the wild or wilds may refer to:
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    Definition of wild in English Dictionary

  • NounPLwilds
    1. The undomesticated state of a wild animal.
      1. After mending the lion's leg, we returned him to the wild
    2. (chiefly in the plural) a wilderness.
    3. VerbSGwildsPRwildingPT, PPwilded
      1. To commit random acts of assault, robbery, and rape in an urban setting, especially as a gang.
      2. AdjectiveCOMwilderCOMmore wildSUPwildestSUPmost wild
        1. Untamed; not domesticated.
          1. Unrestrained or uninhibited.
            1. I was filled with wild rage when I discovered the infidelity, and punched a hole in the wall. ‎
          2. Raucous, unruly, or licentious.
            1. The fraternity was infamous for its wild parties, which frequently resulted in police involvement. ‎
          3. Visibly and overtly anxious; frantic.
            1. City, in contrast, were lethargic in every area of the pitch and their main contribution in the first half-hour was to keep referee Phil Dowd busy, with Micah Richards among four of their players booked early on, in his case for a wild lunge on Young.
          4. Disheveled, tangled, or untidy.
            1. After a week on the trail without a mirror, my hair was wild and dirty. ‎
          5. Enthusiastic.
            1. I'm not wild about the idea of a two day car trip with my nephews, but it's my only option. ‎
          6. Inaccurate.
            1. The novice archer fired a wild shot and hit her opponent's target. ‎
          7. Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered.
            1. a wild roadstead
          8. (nautical) Hard to steer; said of a vessel.
            1. (mathematics, of a knot) Not capable of being represented as a finite closed polygonal chain.
            2. AdverbCOMwilderCOMmore wildSUPwildestSUPmost wild
              1. Inaccurately; not on target.
                1. The javelin flew wild and struck a spectator, to the horror of all observing.
            3. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • He makes sweet music with th' enamell'd stones, Giving a gentle kiss to every sedge He overtaketh in his pilgrimage; And so by many winding nooks he strays, With willing sport, to the wild ocean.
                • The catcher caught the wild pitch and threw the ball to second, just in time, preventing another stolen base.
                • He paid for his wild youth with a lonely old age. ‎
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Wild horses wouldn't have kept me from going to the party.
                • Wild animals abound wherever man does not stake his claim.
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • The girl who had zoophobia didn't like animals, domestic or wild.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Adverbs
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                    • Verbs
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                    1. en wilderness
                    2. en wildly
                    3. en wildness
                    4. en wildfire
                    5. en wildcat
                    Source: Wiktionary

                    Meaning of wild for the defined word.

                    Grammatically, this word "wild" is an adjective. It's also an adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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