adjective, wild·er, wild·est.
verb (used with object), wild·ed, wild·ing.
Words nearby wild
Idioms for wild
- in a natural state or in the wilderness.
- in the real world; in real life:language learning in the classroom and in the wild.
- to grow unchecked: The rambler roses are running wild.
- to show lack of restraint or control: Those children are allowed to run wild.
Origin of wild
SYNONYMS FOR wild
OTHER WORDS FROM wild
Examples from the Web for wildly
This is a Hollywood director at the height of his powers creating original, wildly ambitious epics.Oscars 2015: The Daily Beast’s Picks, From Scarlett Johansson to ‘Boyhood’|Marlow Stern|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Coca-Cola was a wildly popular drink and hangover remedy because, well, it contained cocaine.
EatWith—the latest in a parade of wildly popular Israeli startups—can help.
He has gone into the food business and has been wildly successful in it.
In the wildly popular HBO show Game of Thrones, blood, like sex, is currency.Sex, Blood and Maroon 5: Pop Culture’s Wounds Run Deep|Lizzie Crocker|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Believing this statement, the Kurds wildly flew into the face of the big guns and many thousand were slain.Modern Persia|Mooshie G. Daniel
I confess I prefer Laforgue, who at his most cryptic is never so wildly tantalising as Rimbaud.Ivory Apes and Peacocks|James Huneker
Wildly praying that this might be so, George leaped from the train at Paltley Hill; went rushing to the hut.Once Aboard The Lugger|Arthur Stuart-Menteth Hutchinson
Perhaps not so strange, since one may know how wildly that poor devil had been thinking of her!The Beautiful Lady|Booth Tarkington
I have never loved you so wildly—though I have always longed for you.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
British Dictionary definitions for wildly (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for wildly (2 of 2)
- rough; untamed; barbarous
- (of theories, plans, etc) not fully thought out
- to grow without cultivation or care
- to behave without restraint
- a free natural state of living
- the wilderness
Derived forms of wildwildish, adjectivewildly, adverbwildness, noun
Word Origin for wild
Idioms and Phrases with wildly
In addition to the idioms beginning with wild
- wild about, be
- wild card
- wild goose chase
- wild horses couldn't drag me
- wild oats
- wild pitch
- go hog wild
- go wilding
- run amok (wild)
- sow one's wild oats