a person who is uncivilized; a savage.
a person of violent temper, erratic behavior, etc.
a person of extreme or outrageous political opinions.
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How to use wild man in a sentence
Overall, I’m glad the Run was able to iron out the initial issues with connectivity and ultimately, these are a solid option for runners who want headphones that won’t fly out, even if you shake your head like a wild man in the corner of the gym.Jaybird Run wireless earbud review: solid sound for your sweat and swole sessions | empire | June 24, 2021 | Popular-Science
Infamy, for a certain brand of wild man and super-klutz, is not something to avoid.Little Liddys everywhere: The legacy of a political ‘super-klutz’ | Dan Zak | March 31, 2021 | Washington Post
Until his death, he was essentially always the wild man inside.
Thereupon the wild man appeared immediately, and said: 'What do you desire?' 'Grimms' Fairy Tales | The Brothers Grimm
Then the wild man said: 'It lies under your mother's pillow, you can get it there.'Grimms' Fairy Tales | The Brothers Grimm
Public opinion in the settlement was strongly in favour of the doings of the wild man of the West.The Wild Man of the West | R.M. Ballantyne
He whimpered at sight of the frail homes of the wild man, and would fain have gotten to the gulches again.Red Hunters And the Animal People | Charles A. Eastman
The wild man is bad enough, but there comes another man—the paleface—who has no heart for what is dearest to us.Red Hunters And the Animal People | Charles A. Eastman
British Dictionary definitions for wild man
an extremist in politics
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