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mad /ˈmæd/ adjective
madder; maddest
mad
/ˈmæd/
adjective
madder; maddest
Learner's definition of MAD
not used before a noun, chiefly US, informal : very angry
see also fighting mad at 1fight
: having or showing severe mental illness : insane
: unable to think in a clear or sensible way
: very foolish
chiefly British, informal : liking someone or something very much : very fond of or enthusiastic about someone or something
often + about
always used before a noun : wild and uncontrolled

drive (someone) mad

: to cause (someone) to become mentally ill
: to annoy or bother (someone) very much.

go mad

: to become mentally ill
: to act in a way that is out of control : to act wildly

like mad

informal
: with a lot of energy and speed
: very quickly

mad as a hatter

see hatter
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