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hog-wild

[ hawg-wahyld, hog- ]
/ ˈhɔgˈwaɪld, ˈhɒg- /
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adjective

wildly or intemperately enthusiastic or excited.

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Origin of hog-wild

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05
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