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Spanish translation of “wild”

wild

adjective /waild/
(of animals) not tamed Wolves and other wild animals live in the forest. (of land) not cultivated. uncivilized or lawless; savage wild tribes. very stormy; violent 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 a wild guess. very angry He went wild when he discovered what his son had been doing. wildly adverb
salvajemente, furiosamente, locamente
wildness noun wildfire: spread like wildfire (of eg news) to spread extremely fast 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 an attempt to catch or find something one cannot possibly obtain. wildlife noun wild animals, birds, insects etc collectively 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 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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