run wild

Definition of run wild

  1. :  to run, go, behave, etc., in a wild and uncontrolled way The mob was running wild in the streets. His imagination ran wild.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to go faster than a walk

    :  to go steadily by springing steps so that both feet leave the ground for an instant in each step

    :  to move at a fast gallop

  1. :  an act or the action of running :  continued rapid movement

    :  a quickened gallop

    :  a migration of fish (as up or down a river) especially to spawn

  1. :  being in a melted state

    :  made from molten material :  cast in a mold

    :  having made a migration or spawning run

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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