Dictionary

madden

verb mad·den \ˈma-dən\

: to make (someone) angry

mad·denedmad·den·ing \ˈmad-niŋ, ˈma-dən-iŋ\

Full Definition of MADDEN

intransitive verb
:  to become or act as if mad
transitive verb
1
:  to drive mad :  craze
2
:  to make intensely angry :  enrage

Examples of MADDEN

  1. <the endless swarms of mosquitoes all but maddened the explorers>
  2. <her perpetual tardiness maddened her friends to no end>

First Known Use of MADDEN

1735

Rhymes with MADDEN

MADDEN Defined for Kids

madden

verb mad·den \ˈma-dən\
mad·denedmad·den·ing

Definition of MADDEN for Kids

:  to make angry

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: maddeningPrevious Word in the Dictionary: mad cow diseaseAll Words Near: madden
July 05, 2015
bunkum Hear it
insincere or foolish talk
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears