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wilder

verb wil·der \ˈwil-dər\

Definition of WILDER

transitive verb
1
archaic :  to lead astray
2
archaic :  bewilder, perplex
intransitive verb
archaic :  to move at random :  wander
wil·der·ment \-dər-mənt\ noun, archaic

Origin of WILDER

probably irregular from wilderness
First Known Use: 1613

Wilder

biographical name Wil·der \ˈwī(-ə)l-dər\

Definition of WILDER

Billy 1906–2002 born Samuel Wilder Am. (Pol.-born) filmmaker

Wilder

biographical name

Definition of WILDER

Thornton Niven 1897–1975 Am. author

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