Definition of “wildly” - English Dictionary

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“wildly” in British English

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wildlyadverb

uk /ˈwaɪld.li/ us /ˈwaɪld.li/

B2 in an uncontrolled or extreme way:

He was dancing wildly.
Inflation figures have fluctuated wildly between 0.2 and 25 percent.
It was wildly (= very) expensive.
I'm not wildly (= very) happy about the idea.

More examples

  • Her weight fluctuates wildly.
  • There was a man outside the window gesticulating wildly.
  • Their estimate of the cost of the project was wildly inaccurate.
  • The children were wildly excited.

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

“wildly” in American English

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wildlyadverb

us /ˈwɑɪld·li/

in a way that is extreme and not controlled:

He danced wildly for hours.

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