American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Informal So wildly excited as to be irrational or devoid of good judgment: hog-wild spending.
- adj. Informal Wildly enthusiastic: is hog-wild over racing cars.
“Thieves are going hog-wild along the border of Iowa and Minnesota.”
“We let the kids go hog-wild on candy on Halloween.”
“Please go hog-wild in the comments with your NY bookstore love.”
“The UGB creates a land premium which has made housing here more expensive than it normally would be which is bad, but this time it did us a favor by making it harder for dumb developers to go hog-wild.”
“The birds in Carolina Herrera's prints were vivid red, while emerging designer Joseph Altuzarra went hog-wild with tropical floral prints.”
“The cablenewsers seem to be going hog-wild on Blago in a weird way, and it comes across almost like a rebound reaction to the end of an eight-year abusive relationship.”
“When people have been subjected to years of oppression, it's hard for them not to go hog-wild when they first taste freedom.”
“Catholic theologians go hog-wild as they parse, scrutinize and unravel Judaic elements in Catholic texts and practice.”
“Many folks, during the first few years living in Mexico, go hog-wild over cooking Mexican food, boasting how their diets have improved with rations of fresh produce and pan dulce, and, somewhat ironically, spending the rest of their time on a mad quest for ingredients not commonly available in these parts.”
“And they went hog-wild in responding to the alleged smear.”
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