be wild about (someone or something)

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be wild about (someone or something)

To be 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, be

Be highly excited or enthusiastic about, as in She was just wild about that jazz band. This usage replaced the slightly earlier wild after. [Second half of 1800s]
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Call me a 'diva', call me a 'feminazi', call me 'difficult', call me a 'First World feminist', call me whatever you want - it's not going to stop me from trying to do the right thing and make sure that the right thing happens" Actress Emma Watson, above "I am wild about exclamation marks!!
I am wild about the food at a Jewish dell where I regularly dine and although the dell has no formal affiliation with the religion, should I be surprised that the Star of David is prominently portrayed on their sign?