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Meaning of “wild” - Learner’s Dictionary

wild

adjective     /waɪld/
ANIMAL A2 A wild animal or plant lives or grows in its natural environment and not where people live: a wild dog wild flowers Uncontrolled
LAND B2 Wild land is in a completely natural state: a wild gardenAreas of land in generalSpace - general words
ENERGETIC B2 very energetic and not controlled: a wild party wild dancingUncontrolled
WEATHER with a lot of wind, rain, etc: a wild and stormy nightDescribing bad weather
a wild accusation/guess/rumour, etc something that you say which is not based on facts and is probably wrongUncontrolledWrong
be wild about sth informal to be very enthusiastic about something: He's wild about jazz.Excited, interested and enthusiastic
wildness noun [U] →  See also beyond your wildest dreams , run wild
(Definition of wild adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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