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wild

adjective, adverb [-er/-est only]  us   /wɑɪld/

wild adjective, adverb [-er/-est only] (NATURAL)

living or growing independently of people, in natural conditions, and with natural characteristics: wild turkeys These herbs grow wild.

wild

adjective [-er/-est only]  us   /wɑɪld/

wild adjective [-er/-est only] (NOT CONTROLLED)

extreme or violent and not controlled: He led a wild life. When I told him what I’d done, he went wild (= became angry). I’ll make a wild guess (= one not based on careful thought). slang Wild also means excellent, special, or unusual: The music they play is just wild. Your wildest dreams are your hopes or thoughts about the best things that could happen in your future: Never in my wildest dreams did I think I’d win.

wild

noun [U]  us   /wɑɪld/

wild noun [U] (NATURAL)

places that have few towns or roads, are difficult to get to, and lack conveniences: In Kenya we saw elephants and lions in the wild.
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