hear the call of the wild

Definition of hear the call of the wild

  1. :  to feel a desire to go out to wild places far away from most people

Word by Word Definitions

hearplay
  1. :  to perceive or become aware of by the ear

    :  to gain knowledge of by hearing

    :  to listen to with attention :  heed

callplay
  1. :  to speak in a loud distinct voice so as to be heard at a distance :  shout

    :  to make a request or demand

    :  to utter a characteristic note or cry

  1. :  an act of calling with the voice :  shout

    :  an imitation of the cry of a bird or other animal made to attract it

    :  an instrument used for calling

wildplay
  1. :  living in a state of nature and not ordinarily tame or domesticated

    :  growing or produced without human aid or care

    :  related to or resembling a corresponding cultivated or domesticated organism

  1. :  a sparsely inhabited or uncultivated region or tract :  wilderness

    :  a wild, free, or natural state or existence

  1. :  in a wild manner: such as

    :  without regulation or control

    :  off an intended or expected course


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