Definitions for madmæd
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(adj.)mentally disturbed; deranged.
greatly provoked or irritated; enraged.
affected with rabies; rabid:
a mad dog.
extremely foolish or illogical; imprudent or irrational:
a mad scheme.
brimming with enthusiasm:
mad about opera.
wildly frivolous; hilarious:
had a mad time at the party.
(n.)an angry period or mood.
Idioms for mad:
like mad,at a furious pace:
rushing around like mad.
* Usage: mad has been used in the meaning “enraged, angry” since 1300. Because this sense is sometimes criticized, mad is often replaced byangryin formal contexts:The president is angry at Congress for overriding his veto.
Origin of mad:
bef. 900; ME; OE gemǣd(e)d, ptp. of *gemǣdan to make mad, akin to gemād mad, foolish mei-1
huffy, mad, sore(adj)
roused to anger
"stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark"
brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhinged(adj)
affected with madness or insanity
"a man who had gone mad"
delirious, excited, frantic, mad, unrestrained(adj)
marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
"a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"
harebrained, insane, mad(adj)
"harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
Are you mad at me?; Don't get mad!
a completely mad idea
feeling a strong liking for
To madden, to anger, to frustrate.
Intensifier; to a large degree; extremely; exceedingly; very; unbelievably.
Insane; crazy, mentally deranged.
Are you mad at me?
Wildly confused or excited.
Extremely foolish or unwise; irrational; imprudent.
Extremely enthusiastic about; crazy about; infatuated with; overcome with desire for.
Aren't you just mad for that red dress?
abnormally ferocious or furious; or, rabid, affected with rabies.
A mad dog
Intensifier, signifies an abundance or high quality of a thing; very, much or many.
the name of a female fairy, esp. the queen of the fairies; and hence, sometimes, any fairy
p. p. of Made
disordered in intellect; crazy; insane
excited beyond self-control or the restraint of reason; inflamed by violent or uncontrollable desire, passion, or appetite; as, to be mad with terror, lust, or hatred; mad against political reform
proceeding from, or indicating, madness; expressing distraction; prompted by infatuation, fury, or extreme rashness
furious with rage, terror, or disease; -- said of the lower animals; as, a mad bull; esp., having hydrophobia; rabid; as, a mad dog
angry; out of patience; vexed; as, to get mad at a person
having impaired polarity; -- applied to a compass needle
to make mad or furious; to madden
to be mad; to go mad; to rave. See Madding
Translations for mad
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
mentally disturbed or insane
Ophelia went mad; You must be mad.
- loucoPortuguese (BR)
- skør; sindssygDanish
- lud, mahnitCroatian
- pamišęs, beprotisLithuanian
- ārprātīgs, traksLatvian
- gal, sinnssykNorwegian
- szalony, obłąkanyPolish
- galen, tokig, vansinnigSwedish
- 發瘋的Chinese (Trad.)
- mất tríVietnamese
- 发疯的Chinese (Simp.)
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