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Definitions for madden
ˈmæd nmad·den

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word madden.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. madden, crazeverb

    cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind

  2. maddenverb

    drive up the wall; go on someone's nerves

  3. maddenverb

    make mad

    "His behavior is maddening"


  1. maddenverb

    To make angry.

  2. maddenverb

    To make insane; to inflame with passion.

  3. maddenverb

    To become furious.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Maddenverb

    To make mad.

    Such mad’ning draughts of beauty,
    As for a while overwhelm’d his raptur’d thought. James Thomson.

  2. To Maddenverb

    To become mad; to act as mad.

    Etymology: from mad.

    The dog-star rages, nay ’tis past a doubt,
    All Bedlam or Parnassus is let out;
    Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand,
    They rave, recite, and madden round the land. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Maddenverb

    to make mad; to drive to madness; to craze; to excite violently with passion; to make very angry; to enrage

  2. Maddenverb

    to become mad; to act as if mad


  1. Madden

    Madden is a community in Leake County, Mississippi. It has a population of 74.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Madden is ranked #982 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Madden surname appeared 35,438 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 12 would have the surname Madden.

    84.4% or 29,938 total occurrences were White.
    10.4% or 3,710 total occurrences were Black.
    2.1% or 758 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.7% or 627 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 241 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 163 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. damned

  2. demand

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of madden in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of madden in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of madden in a Sentence

  1. Bill Belichick:

    When you look at John, you don’t mistake him for anybody else. You can see this guy a mile away, john Madden made me a better player. I was pretty good. He just made me better.

  2. Andrea Syrtash:

    We judge opposites very superficially. Cameron Diaz and Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden may not physically match ; but if Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden values are aligned, Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden aren't that different.

  3. Nancy Viall:

    We were so excited to team up with Steve Madden to bring this collection to life, the authenticity and individuality that Steve Madden's designs offer aligns perfectly with our brand ethos.

  4. EA Sports:

    Colin Kaepernick is one of the top free agents in football and a starting-caliber quarterback, the team at Colin KaepernickEA Sports, along with millions of Madden NFL fans, want to see him back in our game... We look forward to seeing Colin on Madden NFL teams everywhere.

  5. Liam Callahan:

    The ‘ Madden NFL ’ franchise has generated $ 4.2 billion in revenue over its lifetime in new physical sales in the Liam Callahan and remains the top-selling sports franchise ever.

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