Meaning of WILD in English


adv wildly; as, to talk wild.

2. wild ·superl hard to steer;

— said of a vessel.

3. wild ·superl desert; not inhabited or cultivated; as, wild land.

4. wild ·superl exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered; as, a wild roadstead.

5. wild ·superl indicating strong emotion, intense excitement, or /ewilderment; as, a wild look.

6. wild ·superl savage; uncivilized; not refined by culture; ferocious; rude; as, wild natives of africa or america.

7. wild ·noun an uninhabited and uncultivated tract or region; a forest or desert; a wilderness; a waste; as, the wilds of america; the wilds of africa.

8. wild ·superl not submitted to restraint, training, or regulation; turbulent; tempestuous; violent; ungoverned; licentious; inordinate; disorderly; irregular; fanciful; imaginary; visionary; crazy.

9. wild ·superl living in a state of nature; inhabiting natural haunts, as the forest or open field; not familiar with, or not easily approached by, man; not tamed or domesticated; as, a wild boar; a wild ox; a wild cat.

10. wild ·superl growing or produced without culture; growing or prepared without the aid and care of man; native; not cultivated; brought forth by unassisted nature or by animals not domesticated; as, wild parsnip, wild camomile, wild strawberry, wild honey.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.