how to pronounce wild


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wild is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of wild in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… raise what everyone went wild right so …”

meanings of wild


  1. Enthusiastic.
  2. From or relating to wild creatures.
  3. Inaccurate.
  4. Exposed to the wind and sea; unsheltered.
  5. Hard to steer; said of a vessel.
  6. Able to stand in for others, e.g. a card in games, or a text character in computer pattern matching.
  7. Untamed; not domesticated; specifically, in an unbroken line of undomesticated animals (as opposed to feral, referring to undomesticated animals whose ancestors were domesticated).
  8. Amazing, awesome, unbelievable.
  9. Unrestrained or uninhibited.
  10. Disheveled, tangled, or untidy.
  11. Not capable of being represented as a finite closed polygonal chain.
  12. Raucous, unruly, or licentious.
  13. Visibly and overtly anxious; frantic.
  14. Furious; very angry.
  15. Of unregulated and varying frequency.


  1. A wilderness.
  2. The undomesticated state of a wild animal.
  3. Alternative form of weald.


  1. A surname originally referring to a wild person, or for someone living in uncultivated land.


  1. Inaccurately; not on target.


  1. To commit random acts of assault, robbery, and rape in an urban setting, especially as a gang.

wild frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word wild occurs in english on average 69.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics wild can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that wild can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to wild


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