wild about

wild about (someone or something)

Very excited or enthusiastic about someone or something. Ned is just wild about his new girlfriend. I mean, he's been talking about her nonstop for days. I'm not too wild about that paint color—are there other swatches I can look at?
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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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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.