Synonyms of wild in English:

wild


See definition of wild

adjective

1‘wild animals’

SYNONYMS
untamed, undomesticated, feral
unbroken
fierce, ferocious, savage
ANTONYMS

tame

2‘wild flowers’

SYNONYMS
uncultivated, natural
native, indigenous
technical agrestal
ANTONYMS

cultivated, hothouse

3‘a wild tribe’

SYNONYMS
primitive, uncivilized, uncultured, uncultivated, uneducated, ignorant
savage, barbarous, barbaric, brutish, ferocious, fierce
Indian jungli
archaic rude
ANTONYMS

civilized

4‘a tract of wild hill country’

SYNONYMS
uninhabited, unpopulated, uncultivated, unfarmed, unmanaged, virgin
rugged, rough, inhospitable, desolate, empty, deserted, trackless, waste, barren

5‘a wild night’

SYNONYMS
stormy, squally, tempestuous, turbulent, blustery, windy, howling, raging, roaring, furious, violent
angry, dirty, foul, nasty, inclement
rough, storm-tossed, choppy, boiling
rare boisterous
ANTONYMS

calm

6‘her wild black hair’

SYNONYMS
dishevelled, tousled, tangled, windswept
windblown, untidy, messy, disordered, disarranged
uncombed, unkempt
North American mussed up
ANTONYMS

tidy, sleek

7‘he had a reputation for wild behaviour’

SYNONYMS
uncontrolled, unrestrained, out of control, undisciplined, unconstrained, uncurbed, unbridled, unchecked, chaotic
uninhibited, extrovert, attention-seeking, unconventional
wayward, self-willed, ungovernable, unmanageable, unruly, rowdy, disorderly, riotous, lawless
rare corybantic
ANTONYMS

self-disciplined

8‘the crowd was wild with excitement’

SYNONYMS
very excited, jumping up and down, on fire, delirious, in a frenzy, frantic
uproarious, tumultuous, passionate, vehement, eager, unrestrained, untrammelled
ANTONYMS

calm

9‘I was wild with jealousy’

SYNONYMS
distraught, frantic, beside oneself, not knowing what to do with oneself, frenzied, in a frenzy, hysterical, crazed, deranged, berserk
informal mad, crazy

10‘Hank's going to be wild when he finds out’

SYNONYMS
furious, very angry, infuriated, incensed, enraged, beside oneself, irate, fuming, in a rage, raging, seething, maddened, exasperated
informal livid, mad, hopping mad, seeing red, hot under the collar, up in arms, foaming at the mouth, on the warpath, steamed up, fit to be tied
British informal spare
Scottish informal radge
ANTONYMS

pleased

11‘his family weren't exactly wild about me’

SYNONYMS
very keen on, very enthusiastic about, passionate about, enamoured of, infatuated with, smitten with
informal crazy about, mad about, nuts about, nutty about, potty about, gone on
ANTONYMS

unenthusiastic, indifferent

12‘Bill's wild schemes’

SYNONYMS
madcap, ridiculous, ludicrous, foolish, stupid, lunatic, foolhardy, idiotic, absurd, silly, asinine, unwise, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-conceived, illogical, senseless, nonsensical
impractical, impracticable, unpractical, unworkable, imprudent, reckless, preposterous, outrageous
extravagant, fantastical, fantastic, fanciful
informal crazy, crackpot, crackbrained, cock-eyed
British informal daft
ANTONYMS

sensible, practical

13‘a wild guess’

SYNONYMS
random, arbitrary, hit-or-miss, haphazard, uninformed
informal shot-in-the-dark
ANTONYMS

considered


Phrases

    run wild

    1‘the vegetable garden had been allowed to run wild’


    SYNONYMS

    grow unchecked, grow profusely, run riot, spread like wildfire, ramble, straggle

    2‘children in the city are running wild’


    SYNONYMS

    run free, run amok, run riot, get out of control, cut loose, be undisciplined, go on the rampage

    Australian

    go bush

    informal

    raise hell

    North American informal

    go postal