wild adjective (NOT CONTROLLED)
a wild party
Her eyes were wild/She had a wild look in her eyes (= her eyes were wide open, as if frightened or mentally ill).
- Most parents try to steer a middle course between imposing very strict discipline and letting their kids run wild.
- Ben took a wild slash at the ball and luckily managed to hit it.
- The drunk took a wild swing at Harry.
- When he runs his fingers through my hair, it drives me wild!
- Peter used to throw really wild parties.
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wild adjective (NATURAL)
wild adjective (NOT THOUGHT ABOUT)
noun [ U ] uk /ˈwaɪld.nəs/ us /ˈwaɪld.nəs/
in the wild