wildly
adverb Date: 14th century 1. in a wild manner <
was talking wildly
>
2. extremely 2 <
wildly popular
>
<
wildly enthusiastic
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Wildly — Wild ly, adv. In a wild manner; without cultivation; with disorder; rudely; distractedly; extravagantly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wildly — wild|ly [ waıldli ] adverb * 1. ) in an uncontrolled way: Italian fans cheered wildly. The dollar fluctuated wildly against the yen. 2. ) extremely: used for emphasizing what you are saying: The figures are wildly inaccurate. a wildly successful… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wildly */ — UK [ˈwaɪldlɪ] / US adverb 1) in an uncontrolled way Italian fans cheered wildly. The dollar fluctuated wildly against the yen. 2) extremely: used for emphasizing what you are saying a wildly successful film The figures are wildly inaccurate …   English dictionary

  • wildly — wild|ly [ˈwaıldli] adv 1.) in a very uncontrolled or excited way ▪ The audience cheered wildly. 2.) extremely ▪ The band is wildly popular in Cuba. ▪ wildly inaccurate statements …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • wildly — [[t]wa͟ɪldli[/t]] ADV GRADED: usu ADV adj, also ADV after v (emphasis) You use wildly to emphasize the degree, amount, or intensity of something. → See also wild Here again, the community and police have wildly different stories of what happened …   English dictionary

  • wildly — adverb 1. to an extreme or greatly exaggerated degree (Freq. 11) the storyline is wildly unrealistic • Derived from adjective: ↑wild 2. in an uncontrolled or unrestrained manner (Freq. 4) He gesticulated wildly • D …   Useful english dictionary

  • wildly — adv. Wildly is used with these adjectives: ↑ambitious, ↑disproportionate, ↑diverse, ↑eccentric, ↑entertaining, ↑enthusiastic, ↑erratic, ↑excessive, ↑excited, ↑exciting, ↑extravagant …   Collocations dictionary

  • wildly — [ˈwaɪldli] adv 1) in an uncontrolled way Italian fans cheered wildly.[/ex] 2) extremelyused for emphasizing what you are saying The figures are wildly inaccurate.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • wildly — wild ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of animals or plants) living or growing in the natural environment; not domesticated or cultivated. 2) (of people) not civilized. 3) (of scenery or a region) desolate looking. 4) uncontrolled; unrestrained. 5) not based on… …   English terms dictionary

  • wildly — See wild. * * * …   Universalium

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