Definitions for madlyˈmæd li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mad•lyˈmæd li(adv.)

  1. insanely.

  2. with desperate haste or intensity:

    worked madly.

  3. extremely:

    madly in love.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. madly, frantically(adverb)

    in an uncontrolled manner

    "she fought back madly"

  2. insanely, crazily, dementedly, madly(adverb)

    in an insane manner

    "she behaved insanely"; "he behaves crazily when he is off his medication"; "the witch cackled madly"; "screaming dementedly"

  3. madly, insanely, deadly, deucedly, devilishly(adverb)

    (used as intensives) extremely

    "she was madly in love"; "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely jealous"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. madly(adverb)ˈmæd li

    in a crazy or extreme way

    They were madly in love.; as they waved their arms madly at the plane


  1. madly(Adverb)

    In a mad manner; without reason or understanding; wildly.

    I'm madly in love with you.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Madly(adj)

    in a mad manner; without reason or understanding; wildly

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