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walk on the wild side

1. noun A risky, raucous, adventurous, or licentious act, instance, or period of time. I liked to take a walk on the wild side while I was in college, but now that I'm a bit older, I tend to be a bit more conservative in the things I do for fun. Jim, we've had such a quiet, sheltered life together. I want at least one walk on the wild side before we get too old!
2. verb To engage in risky, raucous, adventurous, or licentious behavior. If you're looking for a wild time on your vacation, you should travel with Samantha—she's always ready to walk on the wild side!
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FORAGERS can take a walk on the wild side to learn how to identify wild fruits and plants.
A WARWICKSHIRE charity is taking a walk on the wild side to help people shake off the stress and anxiety of everyday life.
THOSE over stuffed by the excesses of the festive season are being urged to take a walk on the wild side in Sutton Park.
* July 26 - A Walk on the Wild Side. Chris Yeates, natural historian with Kirklees Museums, will lead a two-mile walk looking at plants and animals on the hill.
Both roll out fluffy red carpets for out-of-towners and are on opposite sides of the same street, extremely convenient if you want to take a walk on the wild side and on the mild side in the same evening.
Take a walk on the wild side with simple black and white paints.
Take a walk on the wild side at Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and Audubon Insectarium (opening this year).
LUKE DONALD took a walk on the wild side yesterday - the Ryder Cup wild side.
As keyboard player on Nico's last several tours--of Italy, Eastern Europe, the U.S., Australia, and Japan--James Young was a bit of an anomaly, a philosophy grad student who had dropped out of Oxford for a walk on the wild side. As he makes clear in this brilliant book, the wild side wasn't exactly in fashion anymore, and neither was Nico, except among hard-core junkies.
NATURE lovers will be able to take a walk on the wild side next week.
Take a walk on the wild side this weekend to help make fundraising for an animal charity a roaring success.
But if your so-called friend pressures you to take a walk on the wild side, it's best to let this relationship run its course.