Definition of spread like wildfire in English:

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spread like wildfire

Spread with great speed: the news had spread like wildfire
More example sentences
  • Normally such riots on such an emotive issue would spread like wildfire across the country.
  • Sometimes it's word of mouth, playground chat that spreads like wildfire.
  • If they come across something good, word of mouth spreads like wildfire.
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