American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A plant that grows wild or has escaped from cultivation, especially a wild apple tree or its fruit.
- n. A wild animal.
- n. Slang The act or practice of going about in a group threatening, robbing, or attacking others.
- adj. Growing wild; not cultivated.
- adj. Undomesticated.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant that is wild or that grows without cultivation; specifically, a wild crab-apple tree; also, the fruit of such a plant.
- Wild; not cultivated or domesticated.
- n. A wild apple or apple-tree.
- n. Any plant that grows wild, a wildflower.
- v. present participle of wild.
- adj. poetic Not tame or cultivated; wild.
- n. usually in the plural, philately Any British stamp with the image of Queen Elizabeth II, based on a portrait by Dorothy Wilding.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A wild or uncultivated plant; especially, a wild apple tree or crab apple; also, the fruit of such a plant.
- adj. Poetic Not tame, domesticated, or cultivated; wild.
- n. a wild uncultivated plant (especially a wild apple or crabapple tree)
- n. an outrageous rampage usually involving sexual attacks by men on women
- From Dorothy Wilding (Wiktionary)
- From wild. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“But you do ask: Why not use the term wilding to talk about what the rape survivor said happened at Duke.”
“Why not use the term wilding to talk about what the rape survivor said happened at Duke.”
“ The term wilding was used to describe the attack of a White woman in Central Park in the late 1980s.”
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“I am not advocating for the use of the term wilding to describe gang rapes.”
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“It's a (relatively) new phenomenon called "wilding" -- marauding in bands of inner city”
“God is not the sword wilding judgementor that religon makes him out to be.”
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