One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Uncouth in appearance or behaviour.‘the Australian outlaw's wild and woolly look’‘he might have been a gunman in his wild and woolly youth’
- ‘It was among the Vikings, however, that wild and woolly culture of the North Atlantic (today's Norway and Denmark), that mead really came into its own.’
- ‘And yet they both deal with the wild and woolly world of human behaviour.’
- ‘Prayer to saints specifically unites us with the Church Triumphant in heaven, and thus is a much-needed reminder that the Church has endured for almost 2,000 wild and woolly and often hideous years.’
- ‘Labor Council's walking labour history museum is back with more wild and woolly facts from the wonderful world of workplace relations.’
- ‘The Point Reyes peninsula is as wild and woolly as it gets, yet it's conveniently close - roughly 35 miles - to the hubbub of San Francisco.’
- ‘On the wild and woolly streets of Russia's capital city, the diesel engine is truly a menace to human health.’
- ‘The Government does not actually need the money, but because it has the money coming in, it comes up with all sorts of wild and woolly ways of spending it.’
- ‘But given the wild and woolly wholesale market in the past three years, analyzing risk has been getting more difficult.’
- ‘Such is the wild and woolly insurance market in China today.’
- ‘Things will be much less wild and woolly here tomorrow, so I will be back then with a statement of principle.’
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