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Re: Meaning of 'to go wild'

Posted by ESC on February 14, 2005

In Reply to: Meaninf of 'to go wild' posted by jeannine on February 14, 2005

: Hi, Can anyone tell me the meaning of to go wild. thanks for your help

Meaning C, I think. From Merriam-Webster:

3 a : not subject to restraint or regulation : UNCONTROLLED; also : UNRULY : emotionally overcome - wild with grief; also : passionately eager or enthusiastic - was wild to own a toy train -- J. C. Furnas. b : marked by turbulent agitation : STORMY - a wild night. c : going beyond normal or conventional bounds : FANTASTIC - wild ideas.; also : SENSATIONAL d : indicative of strong passion, desire, or emotion - a wild gleam of delight in his eyes -- Irish Digest.