[ UK /wˈa‍ɪldli/ ]
[ US /ˈwaɪɫdɫi/ ]
  1. to an extreme or greatly exaggerated degree
    the storyline is wildly unrealistic
  2. with violent and uncontrollable passion
    attacked wildly, slashing and stabbing over and over
  3. in an uncontrolled or unrestrained manner
    He gesticulated wildly
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How To Use wildly In A Sentence

  • He peered down into her tearful face with a twisted smile, reaching up to brush some of her wildly cascading hair from her cheek. THE WOLF AND THE DOVE
  • The flame was glorious - radiant with the colours of antique knighthood and the flashing gallantries of the past; but no substance fed it; flaring wildly, it tossed to and fro in the wind; it was suddenly put out.
  • Her resignation came amid investor fury after she overpaid wildly for a Brazilian iron ore mine. Times, Sunday Times
  • The grass on the lawn grows wildly, we must use some weed killer.
  • Arsenal, where he can look forward to becoming instantly gripped with a crazed case of the cartwheeling jitters, learning to flap wildly at any kind of cross and generally buying into the idea of goalkeeping as a business of leaping about athletically saving penalties in between diving over the top of toe-poked 40-yard back passes. The Guardian World News
  • The map gone!" and he seized the candle from Bud's hand, and, holding it so that its light illuminated the whole bunk, stared wildly down on the rumpled surface of the rude bedtick, which now, the blankets having been thrown off, showed its entire surface to the light of the candle. The Cave of Gold A Tale of California in '49
  • It showed the twisted remains of a wrecked car, a shattered windshield, and a small body face down, arms and legs wildly akimbo.
  • We were driving most unaggressively across a small plaza, with a driver and a friend on the box beside him to help keep us from harm, when a trolley-car came wildly round a corner at the speed of at least two miles an hour and crossed our track. Familiar Spanish Travels
  • Beyond simply looking fantastic the wildly stylized world of the film is an obvious reminder not to take things too literally.
  • In this city the Markets were held open twenty-four hours a day to better serve the people who worked wildly different shifts throughout the levels of the city.
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