Significado de “wild” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "wild" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk /waɪld/ us /waɪld/

wild adjective (NOT CONTROLLED)

B2 uncontrolled, violent, or extreme:

a wild party
wild dancing
The audience burst into wild applause.
When I told him what I'd done, he went wild (= became very angry).
The children were wild with excitement (= were extremely excited).
Her eyes were wild/She had a wild look in her eyes (= her eyes were wide open, as if frightened or mentally ill).
His hair was wild (= long and untidy) and his clothes full of holes.
There have been wild (= extreme) variations in the level of spending.
They get some wild weather (= many severe storms) in the north.
It was a wild (= stormy or very windy) night, with the wind howling and the rain pouring down.

slang very unusual, often in a way that is attractive or exciting:

Those are wild trousers you're wearing, Maddy.

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noun [ U ] uk /ˈwaɪld.nəs/ us /ˈwaɪld.nəs/

the wildness (= natural and extreme beauty) of the Western Highlands


uk /waɪld/ us /waɪld/

(Definition of “wild” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "wild" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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wildadjective, 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.

wildadjective [ -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.

wildnoun [ 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.

(Definition of “wild” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)