from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Glaring in or as if in anger, terror, or madness.
- adj. Extreme and passionate in belief or advocacy: a wild-eyed nationalist; hatched a wild-eyed scheme.
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- adj. having a glaring expression, as if mad or in terror
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- adj. appearing extremely agitated
- adj. not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic
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Instead of looking haggard, wild-eyed or deranged, these miners are shampooed, shaved and (shoe) shined.
It's pretty hard to avoid the Super Bowl, even though I'm not a wild-eyed sports fan.
A reporter for the New York Times described the crowd as ‘wild-eyed’ with fear.
But she looked crazy: wild-eyed, wild-haired, coatless, hatless, and dragging a gray blanket behind her through the snow.
The Sergeant was suddenly transformed into a shouting, barking, wild-eyed looking creature.
In the raging conflation of this world, President Barack Obama -- a centrist -- is portrayed as a wild-eyed Muslim running the land that we love into the ground like yesterday.
For all their carping about 'liberal dreamers,' there are no more impractical and wild-eyed dreamers on the planet than Gingrich and his fellow Conservative Utopians.
Matthew was gone out the window, and a good thing, too, because Father slammed through the door in his nightshirt, wild-eyed and - haired, cedar rod from his workshop, thick as a branch, at the ready.
The result the is a bright celebration, a living, wild-eyed mash up that is pretty fun to dance to.
Edel Rodriguez In his wild-eyed, stream-of-strange-consciousness monologues, the actor's most prominent riffs have been on his status as a "winner" duh.