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Princeton's WordNet

  1. huffy, mad, soreadjective

    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"

  2. brainsick, crazy, demented, disturbed, mad, sick, unbalanced, unhingedadjective

    affected with madness or insanity

    "a man who had gone mad"

  3. delirious, excited, frantic, mad, unrestrainedadjective

    marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion

    "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure"

  4. harebrained, insane, madadjective

    very foolish

    "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"

Wiktionary

  1. madverb

    To madden, to anger, to frustrate.

  2. madadverb

    Intensifier; to a large degree; extremely; exceedingly; very; unbelievably.

  3. madadjective

    Insane; crazy, mentally deranged.

  4. madadjective

    Angry, annoyed.

    Are you mad at me?

  5. madadjective

    Wildly confused or excited.

  6. madadjective

    Extremely foolish or unwise; irrational; imprudent.

  7. madadjective

    Extremely enthusiastic about; crazy about; infatuated with; overcome with desire for.

    Aren't you just mad for that red dress?

  8. madadjective

    abnormally ferocious or furious; or, rabid, affected with rabies.

    A mad dog

  9. madadjective

    Intensifier, signifies an abundance or high quality of a thing; very, much or many.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Madnoun

    a slattern

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

  2. Madnoun

    the name of a female fairy, esp. the queen of the fairies; and hence, sometimes, any fairy

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

  3. Mad

    p. p. of Made

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

  4. Mad

    disordered in intellect; crazy; insane

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

  5. Mad

    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

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

  6. Mad

    proceeding from, or indicating, madness; expressing distraction; prompted by infatuation, fury, or extreme rashness

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

  7. Mad

    extravagant; immoderate

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

  8. Mad

    furious with rage, terror, or disease; -- said of the lower animals; as, a mad bull; esp., having hydrophobia; rabid; as, a mad dog

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

  9. Mad

    angry; out of patience; vexed; as, to get mad at a person

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

  10. Mad

    having impaired polarity; -- applied to a compass needle

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

  11. Madverb

    to make mad or furious; to madden

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

  12. Madverb

    to be mad; to go mad; to rave. See Madding

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

  13. Madnoun

    an earthworm

    Etymology: [AS. maa; akin to D. & G. made, Goth. mapa, and prob. to E. moth.]

Freebase

  1. Mad

    Mad is an American humor magazine founded by editor Harvey Kurtzman and publisher William Gaines in 1952. Launched as a comic book before it became a magazine, it was widely imitated and influential, impacting not only satirical media but the entire cultural landscape of the 20th century, with editor Al Feldstein increasing readership to more than 2,000,000 during its 1970s circulation peak. The last surviving title from the notorious and critically acclaimed EC Comics line, the magazine offers satire on all aspects of life and popular culture, politics, entertainment, and public figures. Its format is divided into a number of recurring segments such as TV and movie parodies, as well as freeform articles. Mad's mascot, Alfred E. Neuman, is typically the focal point of the magazine's cover, with his face often replacing a celebrity or character that is lampooned within the issue. In 2010, the magazine's oldest and longest-running contributor, Al Jaffee, told an interviewer, "Mad was designed to corrupt the minds of children. And from what I'm gathering from the minds of people all over, we succeeded."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mad

    mad, adj. (comp. Mad′der; superl. Mad′dest) disordered in intellect: insane: proceeding from madness, rabid: troubled in mind: excited with any violent passion or appetite: furious with anger.—v.t. (Shak.) to drive mad.—adjs. Mad′brain, Mad′brained (Shak.), disordered in brain or mind: rash: hot-headed; Mad′-bred (Shak.), bred in madness or heat of passion.—n. Mad′cap, a person who acts madly: a wild, rash, hot-headed person.—adj. fond of wild and reckless action.—v.t. Mad′den, to make mad: to enrage.—v.i. to become mad: to act as one mad.—adj. Mad′ding, distracted, acting madly.—advs. Mad′dingly, Mad′ly.—ns. Mad′-doc′tor, a doctor who studies and treats the diseases of mad people; Mad′house, a house for mad persons: a lunatic asylum; Mad′ling, a mad person; Mad′man, a man who is mad: a maniac; Mad′ness; Mad′wort, a plant believed to cure canine madness.—Go mad, to become demented; Like mad, madly, furiously. [A.S. ge-mǽd; Old Sax. ge-méd, foolish, Ice. meidd-r, hurt.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. mad

    The state of a compass needle, the polarity of which has been injured.

Rap Dictionary

  1. madadjective

    Extremely, very, a large quantity. "His jeep was pumpin' mad bass" -- ???.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MAD' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3375

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MAD' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1867

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'MAD' in Adjectives Frequency: #424

Anagrams for MAD »

  1. AMD

  2. adm.

  3. dam

  4. DMA

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of MAD in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of MAD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of MAD in a Sentence

  1. Kris Brown:

    They’re mad as hell and they’re not going to take it anymore, i think the difference is they’ve really sparked something in the youth movement and kids across the country are getting up and walking out and demanding change in record numbers.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Ignore the people who advice you patience! There is no time for patience! Those who are patient for many years about anything are mad!

  3. Steven Stamkos:

    Obviously, he’s mad about you know the borderline hit there, but there’s different ways to go about it, you can grab a guy and then punch him in the face. But it’s just an unsuspecting guy, it’s a sucker punch.

  4. Kimberly Patton:

    Sitting here, you're focusing on one thing. It shuts the outside world down. It really helps, if I get mad or upset I can just come here and everything goes away.

  5. Miley Cyrus:

    Dont get furious, get curious, so dont be mad at yourself, but ask yourself, What happened ?

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