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synonyms for wild-and-woolly

  • ad-lib
  • basic
  • crude
  • extemporaneous
  • improvised
  • jerry-built
  • makeshift
  • primitive
  • provisional
  • thrown together
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
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How to use wild-and-woolly in a sentence

They are so rich in harmony, so weird, so wild, that when you hear them you are like a sea-weed cast upon the bosom of the ocean.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
The white men served their smoking cannon with a wild energy that, for a time, made the gallant nine equal to a thousand.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A cricket-match was in progress, but the bowling and batting were extremely wild, thanks to The Warren strong beer.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
People are busy ballooning or driving; shooting like stars along railroads; or migrating like swallows or wild-geese.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Suddenly he shot a disturbing glance at Tressan's face, and the corner of his wild-cat mustachios twitched.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Besides, we now know that the plant which furnishes the Chinese tobacco is even said to grow wild in the East Indies.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
It was a very dangerous one, too, and sometimes lives were sacrificed in his efforts to capture or to kill this fierce wild beast.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Zoological gardens and “wild beast shows” had for him attractions which were quite irresistible.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
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WORDS RELATED TO WILD-AND-WOOLLY

  • ad-lib
  • basic
  • crude
  • extemporaneous
  • improvised
  • jerry-built
  • makeshift
  • primitive
  • provisional
  • thrown together
  • unrefined
  • unsophisticated
  • wild-and-woolly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.