the Wild West Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “the Wild West” in the English Dictionary

"the Wild West" in British English

See all translations

the Wild Westnoun [S]

uk   us  
the ​name given to the ​westernpart of the US during the ​time when Europeans were first ​beginning to ​live there and when there was ​fighting between them and the Native Americans
(Definition of the Wild West from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the Wild West”
in Chinese (Simplified) (美国)蛮荒的西部…
in Chinese (Traditional) (美國)蠻荒的西部…
What is the pronunciation of the Wild West?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More