hog-wild

hog-wild

[hawg-wahyld, hog-]
adjective
wildly or intemperately enthusiastic or excited.

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism

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hog-wild definition


  1. mod.
    wild; boisterous. : All the kids were completely hog-wild by the time I got there.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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