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]
See also: wild
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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