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(hôg′wīld′, hŏg′-)
adj. Informal
Wildly enthusiastic or unrestrained: is hog-wild over racing cars.

hog′-wild′ adv.


wildly enthusiastic or excited.
[1900–05, Amer.]
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Nocturnal Animals" is a suspenseful and intoxicating movie--a thriller that isn't scared to go hog-wild with violence, to dig into primal fear and rage, even as it's constructed around a melancholy love story that circles back on itself in tricky and surprising ways.
The combination of Eells' popularity as longtime sports director at KATV-TV, Channel 7, and his eternal niceness plus his familiar voice being the one that relayed Arkansas' beloved Razorbacks into our hog-wild ears for nearly three decades resulted in a story that touched nearly everyone throughout the state and region.
Should I go hog-wild and replace my shower stall with a nice deep tub?