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like mad

Definition of like mad

informal

  1. 1 :  with a lot of energy and speed <We've been working like mad to get done on time.>

  2. 2 :  very quickly <Cars were selling like mad.> <He's been spending money like mad.>

  3. 3 :  very much <She started shivering like mad.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  disordered in mind :  insane

    :  completely unrestrained by reason and judgment

    :  incapable of being explained or accounted for

  1. :  madden

  1. :  a fit or mood of bad temper

    :  anger, fury


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