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Translation of "wild" - English-Spanish dictionary

wild

adjective   /waɪld/
A2 A wild animal or plant lives or grows in its natural place and not where people live. salvaje a wild dog wild flowers
not controlled desenfrenado a wild party wild dancing
be wild about something informal
to like something very much estar entusiasmado con algo I’m not wild about that idea.
(Definition of wild from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

wild

adjective /waild/
(of animals) not tamed salvaje, bravío Wolves and other wild animals live in the forest.
(of land) not cultivated. agreste, salvaje
uncivilized or lawless; savage salvaje wild tribes.
very stormy; violent furioso, borrascoso a wild night at sea a wild rage.
mad, crazy, insane etc loco, alocado They were wild with hunger He was wild with anxiety.
rash disparatado, descabellado, desorbitado, alocado a wild hope.
not accurate or reliable precipitado, impetuoso a wild guess.
very angry furioso, colérico, frenético He went wild when he discovered what his son had been doing.
wildly adverb
salvajemente, furiosamente, locamente His shot was wildly inaccurate.
wildness noun
estado salvaje, furia, desenfreno, extravagancia
wildfire: spread like wildfire
(of eg news) to spread extremely fast correr/esparcirse como un reguero de pólvora The rumour spread like wildfire through the town.
wildfowl noun plural
wild birds, especially water birds such as ducks, geese etc. ave de caza
wild-goose chase noun
an attempt to catch or find something one cannot possibly obtain búsqueda inútil They sent us on a wild-goose chase.
wildlife noun
wild animals, birds, insects etc collectively fauna We must do everything we can to protect the local wildlife.
in the wild
(of an animal) in its natural surroundings en estado salvaje Young animals have to learn to look after themselves in the wild.
the wilds noun plural
the uncultivated areas (of a country etc) las regiones salvajes They’re living out in the wilds of Australia somewhere.
(Definition of wild from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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