Am I suggesting we give Big Dogs carte blanche to run wild, bedding every pretty young thing who catches their eye?
And, when the twosome went into business, did they then run wild, partying with young gals at druggy house parties?
While at the Gap the entire division of Gen. Schurz appeared to have run wild.
So they gaped at it and let it run wild, called it names, and threw stones at it.
It was once thought that the best thing to do with the jungle was to let it run wild after its kind, as a barrier to invasion.
No, she must run wild for an hour or so, until this fever of delight had moderated.
It is of a weedy nature and care should be taken that it does not run wild by seeding freely.
Boys never should be permitted to run wild in a wooded area.
Domestic dogs which have run wild do in some measure, though not entirely, revert to the wolf type.
She must not be pressed to study, but must be allowed to run wild and do as she liked.
Old English wilde "in the natural state, uncultivated, undomesticated," from Proto-Germanic *wilthijaz (cf. Old Saxon wildi, Old Norse villr, Old Frisian wilde, Dutch wild, Old High German wildi, German wild, Gothic wilþeis "wild," German Wild (n.) "game"), probably from PIE *ghwelt- (cf. Welsh gwyllt "untamed"), related to the base of Latin ferus (see fierce).
Ursula ... hath bin at all the Salsbury rasis, dancing like wild with Mr Clarks. [letter, 1674]Meaning "sexually dissolute, loose" is attested from mid-13c. U.S. slang sense of "exciting, excellent" is recorded from 1955. The noun meaning "uncultivated or desolate region" is first attested 1590s in the wilds. Baseball wild pitch is recorded from 1867. Wildest dreams first attested 1961 (in Carson McCullers). Wild West first recorded 1849. Wild Turkey brand of whiskey (Austin Nichols Co.) in use from 1942.
"to run wild," Old English awildian (see wild (adj.)). Wilding in the teen gang sense first recorded 1989.