French translation of 'wildly'
1. (= energetically)
[applaud, cheer] frénétiquement
[wave, gesticulate] frénétiquement
The audience applauded wildly. Le public applaudit frénétiquement.
2. (= at random) [hit, grab] frénétiquement
He hit out wildly at his captors. Il se débattait frénétiquement contre ses ravisseurs.
She splashed about wildly, trying to reach the edge of the pool. Elle battait des bras frénétiquement, essayant d’atteindre le bord de la piscine.
3. (used for emphasis) [happy, optimistic] follement
The government’s forecasts are wildly optimistic. Les prévisions du gouvernement sont follement optimistes.
wildly successful qui rencontre un succès fou
a wildly successful choreographer un chorégraphe qui rencontre un succès fou
wildly popular immensément populaire
4. (= to a great degree) [different] radicalement
They gave wildly different versions of what happened. Leurs versions de ce qui s’est passé diffèrent du tout au tout. ⧫ Ils ont donné des versions radicalement différentes de ce qui s’est passé.
5. [vary, differ] du tout au tout
The standard varies wildly. La qualité varie du tout au tout.
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Example Sentences Including 'wildly'
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For a while it seemed a wildly successful throw of the dice.TOLKIEN AND THE GREAT WAR: The Threshold of Middle-earth (2003)
In an industry as old as banking, business models can vary wildly, from staid to much more speculative.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The theory turned out to be wildly optimistic.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Although different in architecture and sporting strengths, the colleges do not vary wildly.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
But he still seems wildly optimistic about the longer term.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Each wildly different interpretation alluded to the teachings of a different philosopher.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
For once he was being wildly optimistic.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
In the end, we lead wildly different lives.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It was an inspiring, amazing and wildly successful show.The Sun (2012)
It's unusual for a recipe that contains so few ingredients to vary so wildly in the quantities used.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There is something wildly odd about a film that measures human happiness with the whims of a dog.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
With ten different and wildly contrasting numbers, some inevitably work better than others.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
As with the fruit itself, flavours and styles vary wildly.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Investment opportunities can vary wildly.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
My plan is not something I'm wildly enthusiastic about.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Of course, all this could be wildly optimistic.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This interest has made him wildly successful.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
And, outsider or not, his projects have been wildly successful.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Education standards vary wildly from one school to another.The Sun (2010)
He is modest, yet wildly successful.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He thinks claims by the Brexiteers that we will be fully out of the EU within two years are wildly optimistic.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Hospitals spent wildly different amounts on the same supplies.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Many considered the venture wildly optimistic if not eccentric.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Prices are rising but vary wildly depending on the location, access and what the owner thinks he can get.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The figures reflect wildly varying performance around the country.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The second rice is uncontroversial but wildly successful.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Yet prices vary wildly, because of myriad factors that are mostly known only to the airlines.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Two of my friends are taking wildly different holidays this summer.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
While getting ready we discuss our wildly different dress codes.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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In Common Usage. wildly is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: wildly ADVERB
You use wildly to emphasize the degree, amount, or intensity of something.
Reports of his drinking have been wildly exaggerated.
Translation of wildly from the Collins English to French Dictionary