wild about

wild about someone or something

very excited about someone or something. I'm just wild about comedies. John is wild about antique cars.
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wild about somebody/something

to like someone or something a lot He's totally wild about her! I'm not wild about apples.
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References in classic literature ?
When a new-hatched savage running wild about his native woodlands in a grass clout, followed by the nibbling goats, as if he were a green sapling; even then, in Queequeg's ambitious soul, lurked a strong desire to see something more of Christendom than a specimen whaler or two.