Definitions 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.
  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.
  3. Savage; uncivilized; not refined by culture; ferocious; rude; as, wild natives of Africa or America.
  4. Not submitted to restraint, training, or regulation; turbulent; tempestuous; violent; ungoverned; licentious; inordinate; disorderly; irregular; fanciful; imaginary; visionary; crazy.
  5. Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered; as, a wild roadstead.
  6. Indicating strong emotion, intense excitement, or ewilderment; as, a wild look.
  7. Hard to steer; - said of a vessel.
  8. a wild primitive state untouched by civilization; " he lived in the wild"
  9. An uninhabited and uncultivated tract or region; a forest or desert; a wilderness; a waste; as, the wilds of America; the wilds of Africa.
  10. A desert or wilderness.
  11. Wildness.
  12. An uncultivated region: a forest or desert.
  13. An uncultivated or desert region.
  14. An uninhabited or uncultivated place; a wilderness.
  15. A desert; an uncultivated or uninhabited tract or region; a forest or sandy desert.
  16. An epithet applied especially to the names of plants, to distinguish them from such of the name as are cultivated in gardens, as wild olive.
  17. An uncultivated tract of land; a desert.
  18. in an uncontrolled and rampant manner; " weeds grew rampantly around here"
  19. in a wild or undomesticated manner; " growing wild"; " roaming wild"
  20. Wildly; as, to talk wild.
  21. Wildly.
  22. located in a dismal or remote area; desolate; " a desert island"; " a godforsaken wilderness crossroads"; " a wild stretch of land"; " waste places"
  23. marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; " wild ideas"; " wild talk"; " wild originality"; " wild parties"
  24. not subjected to control or restraint; " a piano played with a wild exuberance"- Louis Bromfield
  25. deviating widely from an intended course; " a wild bullet"; " a wild pitch"
  26. in a state of extreme emotion; " wild with anger"; " wild with grief"
  27. Living in its natural state; untamed; as, a wild animal; uncultivated; as, wild flowers; not civilized; savage; violent; uncontrolled; passionate; unreasonsble; disorderly; reckless; greatly excited; noisily gay; colloquially, eager.
  28. Being in a state of nature: not tamed or cultivated: uncivilized: desert: unsheltered: violent: licentious.
  29. Not tamed, or cultivated; fierce; savage: bereft of reason: desert: licentious.
  30. Not tamed; uncivilized; uninhabited; uninhabited.
  31. Dissolute; prodigal.
  32. Stormy; turbulent; keen; eager.
  33. Roving; wandering; inhabiting the forest or open field; not tamed or domesticated; growing without culture; desert; not inhabited; savage; uncivilised; not refined by culture; turbulent; tempestuous; irregular; licentious; inconstant; inordinate; loose; disorderly; not framed according to the ordinary rules of reason; imaginary; fanciful; exposed to wind and sea.
  34. Being in a state of nature; not tamed or domesticated; growing without culture; savage; uncivilised; desert; uninhabited; tempestuous; profligate; reckless; ungoverned; irregular; highly excited, as with passion; having a fierce untamed look; performed without plan or order; imaginary.