Definition of Wild
1. Noun. A wild primitive state untouched by civilization. "They collected mushrooms in the wild"
Generic synonyms: State
Specialized synonyms: Crudeness, Crudity, Primitiveness, Primitivism, Rudeness
2. Adjective. Marked by extreme lack of restraint or control. "Wild parties"
Similar to: Chaotic, Disorderly, Delirious, Excited, Frantic, Mad, Unrestrained, Frenzied, Manic, Unsubdued
Derivative terms: Wildness
3. Adverb. In an uncontrolled and rampant manner. "Weeds grew rampantly around here"
4. Noun. A wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition. "It was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers"
Specialized synonyms: Barren, Waste, Wasteland, Bush, Frontier
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
5. Adjective. In a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated. "Edible wild plants"
Similar to: Feral, Ferine, Savage, Semi-wild, Unbroken, Undomesticated
Derivative terms: Wilderness
6. Adverb. In a wild or undomesticated manner. "Roaming wild"
7. Adjective. In a state of extreme emotion. "Wild with grief"
8. Adjective. Deviating widely from an intended course. "He threw a wild pitch"
9. Adjective. (of colors or sounds) intensely vivid or loud. "Wild shouts"
10. Adjective. Without a basis in reason or fact. "Unwarranted jealousy"
Similar to: Unsupported
Derivative terms: Idleness
11. Adjective. Talking or behaving irrationally. "A raving lunatic"
12. Adjective. Involving risk or danger. "A wild financial scheme"
Similar to: Dangerous, Unsafe
Derivative terms: Hazard, Hazardousness, Risk, Risk, Riskiness
13. Adjective. Fanciful and unrealistic; foolish. "A fantastic idea of his own importance"
14. Adjective. Located in a dismal or remote area; desolate. "Waste places"
15. Adjective. Intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with. "He is potty about her"
Language type: Colloquialism
Similar to: Enthusiastic
Derivative terms: Craze, Craziness
16. Adjective. Without civilizing influences. "Wild tribes"
Similar to: Noncivilised, Noncivilized
Derivative terms: Barbarian, Barbarian, Barbarity, Savage, Savageness, Wildness
17. Adjective. (of the elements) as if showing violent anger. "The raging sea"
Similar to: Stormy
Derivative terms: Angriness, Furiousness, Fury, Tempest, Tempestuousness, Wildness
Definition of Wild
1. a. Living in a state of nature; inhabiting natural haunts, as the forest or open field; not familiar with, or not easily approached by, man; not tamed or domesticated; as, a wild boar; a wild ox; a wild cat.
2. n. An uninhabited and uncultivated tract or region; a forest or desert; a wilderness; a waste; as, the wilds of America; the wilds of Africa.
3. adv. Wildly; as, to talk wild.
4. a. Living in a state of nature; inhabiting natural haunts, as the forest or open field; not familiar with, or not easily approached by, man; not tamed or domesticated; as, a wild boar; a wild ox; a wild cat.
5. n. An uninhabited and uncultivated tract or region; a forest or desert; a wilderness; a waste; as, the wilds of America; the wilds of Africa.
6. adv. Wildly; as, to talk wild.
Definition of Wild
1. Proper noun. (surname from=Middle English dot=) for a wild person, or for someone living in uncultivated land. ¹
2. Adjective. Untamed; not domesticated. ¹
3. Adjective. Unrestrained or uninhibited. ¹
4. Adjective. Raucous, unruly, or licentious. ¹
5. Adjective. Visibly and overtly anxious; frantic. ¹
6. Adjective. Disheveled, tangled, or untidy. ¹
7. Adjective. Enthusiastic. ¹
8. Adjective. Inaccurate. ¹
9. Adjective. (mathematics of a knot) Not capable of being represented as a finite closed polygonal chain. ¹
10. Adverb. Inaccurately; not on target. ¹
11. Noun. The undomesticated state of a wild animal ¹
12. Noun. (chiefly in the plural) a wilderness ¹
13. Verb. To commit random acts of assault, robbery, and rape in an urban setting, especially as a gang. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Wild
1. to go about in a group attacking others [v -ED, -ING, -S] / living in a natural state [adj WILDER, WILDEST]
Medical Definition of Wild
1. Living in a state of nature; inhabiting natural haunts, as the forest or open field; not familiar with, or not easily approached by, man; not tamed or domesticated; as, a wild boar; a wild ox; a wild cat. "Winter's not gone yet, if the wild geese fly that way." (Shak)
2. Growing or produced without culture; growing or prepared without the aid and care of man; native; not cultivated; brought forth by unassisted nature or by animals not domesticated; as, wild parsnip, wild camomile, wild strawberry, wild honey. "The woods and desert caves, With wild thyme and gadding vine o'ergrown." (Milton)
3. Desert; not inhabited or cultivated; as, wild land. "To trace the forests wild."
4. Savage; uncivilized; not refined by culture; ferocious; rude; as, wild natives of Africa or America.
5. Not submitted to restraint, training, or regulation; turbulent; tempestuous; violent; ungoverned; licentious; inordinate; disorderly; irregular; fanciful; imaginary; visionary; crazy. "Valor grown wild by pride." . "A wild, speculative project." . "What are these So withered and so wild in their attire ?" (Shak) "With mountains, as with weapons, armed; which makes Wild work in heaven." (Milton) "The wild winds howl." (Addison) "Search then the ruling passion, there, alone The wild are constant, and the cunning known." (Pope)
6. Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered; as, a wild roadstead.
7. Indicating strong emotion, intense excitement, or ewilderment; as, a wild look.
8. Hard to steer; said of a vessel.
Many plants are named by prefixing wild to the names of other better known or cultivated plants to which they a bear a real or fancied resemblance; as, wild allspice, wild pink, etc. See the Phrases below. To run wild, to go unrestrained or untamed; to live or untamed; to live or grow without culture or training. To sow one's wild oats. See Oat. Wild allspice.
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