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EtymologyEdit

wild +‎ -ly

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: wīldʹlē, IPA(key): /ˈwaɪldli/
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  • Hyphenation: wild‧ly

AdverbEdit

wildly (comparative more wildly, superlative most wildly)

  1. In a wild, uncontrolled manner.
    He swung wildly at the guy's head, but ended up on the floor.
    • 2011 October 1, Phil Dawkes, “Sunderland 2 - 2 West Brom”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Steve Bruce's side have swung from highs to lows in what has been at best a wildly inconsistent start to the season. They experienced a microcosm of this within the opening 45 minutes at the Stadium of Light.

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