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Meanings of Wildcatter:

noun

A prospector who sinks exploratory oil wells.

Usage examples:

If a prospector finds a new gold mine or the wildcatter brings in a rich oil well, the probability …
adjective

Used to refer to a search for oil in a new area without knowing if any will be found, or if a profit can be made from it

Usage examples:

Wildcat drilling is a big risk but investors stand to make huge profits if oil is found., the energ…

Wildcatting

ˈwʌɪl(d)kat

Meanings of Wildcatting:

verb

Prospect for oil.

Usage examples:

Although krajick's book about a pair of wildcatting prospectors is set mostly in canada's northwest…
noun

A small native eurasian and african cat that is typically grey with black markings and a bushy tail, noted for its ferocity.

Usage examples:

Over the years, owen newman and i had filmed cheetahs, lions, leopards, african wildcats and serval…
adjective

(of a strike) sudden and unofficial.

Usage examples:

Legislation to curb wildcat strikes

Wildebeest

ˈwɪl.də.biːst

Meanings of Wildebeest:

noun

A large dark african antelope with a long head, a beard and mane, and a sloping back.

Usage examples:

To get to class, students travel a path known as the warthog trot, a winding trail through the bush…

Wildebeests

ˈwɪl.də.biːst

Meanings of Wildebeests:

noun

A large dark african antelope with a long head, a beard and mane, and a sloping back.

Usage examples:

To get to class, students travel a path known as the warthog trot, a winding trail through the bush…

Wilded

wʌɪld

Meanings of Wilded:

verb

Treat (a person or animal) harshly, so that they become untrusting or nervous.

Usage examples:

Let your pigeon fly for a while: we don't want to wild him
adjective

(of an animal or plant) living or growing in the natural environment; not domesticated or cultivated.

Usage examples:

A herd of wild goats
noun

A natural state or uncultivated or uninhabited region.

Usage examples:

Kiwis are virtually extinct in the wild

Meanings of Wilder:

verb

Cause to lose one's way; lead or drive astray.

Usage examples:

Unknowne lands, where we have wildered ourselves
adjective

(of an animal or plant) living or growing in the natural environment; not domesticated or cultivated.

Usage examples:

A herd of wild goats

Wildered

ˈwɪldə

Meanings of Wildered:

verb

Cause to lose one's way; lead or drive astray.

Usage examples:

Unknowne lands, where we have wildered ourselves

Wildering

ˈwɪldə

Meanings of Wildering:

verb

Cause to lose one's way; lead or drive astray.

Usage examples:

Unknowne lands, where we have wildered ourselves

Meanings of Wilderness:

noun

An uncultivated, uninhabited, and inhospitable region.

Usage examples:

Ahead is a barren land of lochans and beautifully-ridged mountains rising steeply from an uninhabit…

Wildernesses

ˈwɪl.də.nəs

Meanings of Wildernesses:

noun

An uncultivated, uninhabited, and inhospitable region.

Usage examples:

Ahead is a barren land of lochans and beautifully-ridged mountains rising steeply from an uninhabit…

Wilders

ˈwɪldə

Meanings of Wilders:

verb

Cause to lose one's way; lead or drive astray.

Usage examples:

Unknowne lands, where we have wildered ourselves

Meanings of Wildest:

adjective

(of an animal or plant) living or growing in the natural environment; not domesticated or cultivated.

Usage examples:

A herd of wild goats
noun

A natural state or uncultivated or uninhabited region.

Usage examples:

Kiwis are virtually extinct in the wild
verb

Behave in an unrestrained or violent manner.

Usage examples:

This song makes me want to wild out

Wildfire

ˈwaɪld.faɪər

Meanings of Wildfire:

noun

A large, destructive fire that spreads quickly over woodland or brush.

Usage examples:

Prolonged dry periods and seasonal high winds in spring help create ideal conditions for wildfire t…

Wildfires

ˈwaɪld.faɪər

Meanings of Wildfires:

noun

A large, destructive fire that spreads quickly over woodland or brush.

Usage examples:

Prolonged dry periods and seasonal high winds in spring help create ideal conditions for wildfire t…

Wildflower

ˈwaɪldˌflaʊər

Meanings of Wildflower:

noun

A flower of an uncultivated variety or a flower growing freely without human intervention.

Usage examples:

Fields of wild flowers

Meanings of Wildflowers:

noun

A flower of an uncultivated variety or a flower growing freely without human intervention.

Usage examples:

Fields of wild flowers

Wildfowl

ˈwaɪld.faʊl

Meanings of Wildfowl:

plural noun

Game birds, especially aquatic ones; waterfowl.

Usage examples:

The flooded areas provided abundant fish and wildfowl which could be hunted
noun

Birds that people shoot for sport, especially ones such as ducks that live near water

Meanings of Wildfowls:

plural noun

Game birds, especially aquatic ones; waterfowl.

Usage examples:

The flooded areas provided abundant fish and wildfowl which could be hunted

Wilding

wʌɪld

Meanings of Wilding:

noun

The activity by a gang of youths of going on a protracted and violent rampage in a public place, attacking or mugging people at random.

Usage examples:

Prison put halt to his wilding
verb

Treat (a person or animal) harshly, so that they become untrusting or nervous.

Usage examples:

Let your pigeon fly for a while: we don't want to wild him

Meanings of Wildings:

noun

A wild plant, especially an apple tree descended from cultivated varieties, or its fruit.

Usage examples:

However, interest in how cultivated plants consort with wildlings had started long before genetic e…

Wildlife

ˈwaɪld.laɪf

Meanings of Wildlife:

noun

Wild animals collectively; the native fauna (and sometimes flora) of a region.

Usage examples:

You can watch the wildlife

Meanings of Wildling:

noun

A wild plant, especially an apple tree descended from cultivated varieties, or its fruit.

Usage examples:

However, interest in how cultivated plants consort with wildlings had started long before genetic e…

Meanings of Wildlings:

noun

A wild plant, especially an apple tree descended from cultivated varieties, or its fruit.

Usage examples:

However, interest in how cultivated plants consort with wildlings had started long before genetic e…

Meanings of Wildly:

adverb

In a way that lacks discipline or restraint.

Usage examples:

Toddlers run wildly in circles

Meanings of Wildness:

noun

The character of being uncultivated, undomesticated, or inhospitable.

Usage examples:

The wildness and beauty of the scottish hills

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