AskDefine | Define wildly

The Collaborative Dictionary

Wildly \Wild"ly\, adv. In a wild manner; without cultivation; with disorder; rudely; distractedly; extravagantly. [1913 Webster]

Word Net

wildly adv
1 to an extreme or greatly exaggerated degree; "the storyline is wildly unrealistic"
2 in an uncontrolled or unrestrained manner; "He gesticulated wildly"
3 with violent and uncontrollable passion; "attacked wildly, slashing and stabbing over and over"

Moby Thesaurus

a corps perdu, all to pieces, carelessly, deliriously, demonically, desperately, distractedly, fanatically, fiercely, frantically, frenetically, frenziedly, furiously, happen what may, hastily, head over heels, headfirst, headforemost, headlong, heedlessly, heels over head, helter-skelter, holus-bolus, hotheadedly, hotly, hurriedly, hurry-scurry, impetuously, like blazes, like crazy, like fury, like mad, like one possessed, madly, overeagerly, overenthusiastically, overzealously, precipitantly, precipitately, precipitously, rabidly, ramble-scramble, recklessly, rigorously, severely, slam-bang, slap-bang, slapdash, stormily, turbulently, uncontrollably, vehemently, venomously, violently, virulently, wantonly, with a vengeance




  1. In a wild manner.


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