hog-wild

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

adjective

wildly or intemperately enthusiastic or excited.

Nearby words

  1. hog sucker,
  2. hog's fennel,
  3. hog-backed,
  4. hog-nosed skunk,
  5. hog-tie,
  6. hogan,
  7. hogan, ben,
  8. hogarth,
  9. hogarth chair,
  10. hogarth, william

Origin of hog-wild

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05

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