wilder

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verb wil·der \ˈwil-dər\

Definition of wilder

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 archaic :  to lead astray

  3. 2 archaic :  bewilder, perplex

  4. intransitive verb
  5. archaic :  to move at random :  wander

wilderment

play \-dər-mənt\ noun archaic

Origin and Etymology of wilder

probably irregular from wilderness


First Known Use: 1613


Wilder

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

Definition of Wilder

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


Wilder

biographical name wil·der

Definition of Wilder

  1. Thornton Niven 1897–1975 Am. author



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