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wild man

noun
1.
a person who is uncivilized; a savage.
2.
a person of violent temper, erratic behavior, etc.
3.
a person of extreme or outrageous political opinions.
Origin of wild man
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English
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  • I told him that, but he's a wild-man, he swore and pushed himself into the room—he's in the dining room now.

  • If he was hoping that some of the girls would want to know, what wild-man, it was a vain hope.

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British Dictionary definitions for wild-man

wild man

noun
1.
a savage
2.
an extremist in politics
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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