Definition of Wild


  • a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    "it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers"
  • a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    "he lived in the wild"
    "they collected mushrooms in the wild"
    - natural state - state of nature


  • (of the elements) as if showing violent anger
    "angry clouds on the horizon"
    "furious winds"
    "the raging sea"
  • without civilizing influences
    "barbarian invaders"
    "barbaric practices"
    "a savage people"
    "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    "wild tribes"
  • intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with
    "crazy about cars and racing"
    "he is potty about her"
  • located in a dismal or remote area
    "a desert island"
    "a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"
    "a wild stretch of land"
    "waste places"
  • fanciful and unrealistic
    "a fantastic idea of his own importance"
  • involving risk or danger
    "skydiving is a hazardous sport"
    "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"
    "a wild financial scheme"
  • talking or behaving irrationally
    "a raving lunatic"
    - raving mad
  • without a basis in reason or fact
    "baseless gossip"
    "the allegations proved groundless"
    "idle fears"
    "unfounded suspicions"
    "unwarranted jealousy"
  • (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud
    "a violent clash of colors"
    "her dress was a violent red"
    "a violent noise"
    "wild colors"
    "wild shouts"
  • deviating widely from an intended course
    "a wild bullet"
    "he threw a wild pitch"
  • in a state of extreme emotion
    "wild with anger"
    "wild with grief"
  • in a natural state
    not tamed or domesticated or cultivated
    "wild geese"
    "edible wild plants"
  • marked by extreme lack of restraint or control
    "wild talk"
    "wild parties"


  • in a wild or undomesticated manner
    "growing wild"
    "roaming wild"
  • in an uncontrolled and rampant manner
    "weeds grew rampantly around here"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble wild

5 unscramble word found using the letters wild.

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