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Definizione monolingua e traduzione wild

Inglese grammatica



wild (third-person singular simple present wilds, present participle wilding, simple past and past participle wilded)

  1. To commit random acts of assault, robbery, and rape in an urban setting, especially as a gang.
    • 1989, David E. Pitt, Joggers Attackers Terrorized at Least 9 in 2 Hours, New York Times (April 22, 1989), page 1:
      ...Chief of Detectives Robert Colangelo, who said the attacks appeared unrelated to money, race, drugs, or alcohol, said that some of the 20 youths brought in for questioning has told investigators that the crime spree was the product of a pastime called ""wilding"".
      ""Its not a term that we in the police had heard before,"" the chief said, noting that the police were unaware of any similar incident in the park recently. ""They just said, We were going wilding. In my mind at this point, it implies that they were going to raise hell.""...

wild (plural wilds)

  1. The undomesticated state of a wild animal
    After mending the lions leg, we returned him to the wild
  2. (chiefly in the plural) a wilderness

wild (comparative wilder, superlative wildest)

  1. Untamed; not domesticated.
    The island of Chincoteague is famous for its wild horses.
  2. Unrestrained or uninhibited.
    I was filled with wild rage when I discovered the infidelity, and punched a hole in the wall.
  3. Raucous, unruly, or licentious.
    The fraternity was infamous for its wild parties, which frequently resulted in police involvement.
  4. Visibly and overtly anxious; frantic.
    Her mother was wild with fear when she didnt return home after the party.
    • 2011 August 7, Chris Bevan, “Man City 2 - 3 Man Utd”, BBC Sport:
      City, in contrast, were lethargic in every area of the pitch and their main contribution in the first half-hour was to keep referee Phil Dowd busy, with Micah Richards among four of their players booked early on, in his case for a wild lunge on Young.
  5. Disheveled, tangled, or untidy.
    After a week on the trail without a mirror, my hair was wild and dirty.
  6. Enthusiastic.
    Im not wild about the idea of a two day car trip with my nephews, but its my only option.
  7. Inaccurate.
    The novice archer fired a wild shot and hit her opponents target.
  8. (mathematics, of a knot) Not capable of being represented as a finite closed polygonal chain.

wild (comparative more wild, superlative most wild)

  1. Inaccurately; not on target.
    The javelin flew wild and struck a spectator, to the horror of all observing.
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