adverb mad·ly \ˈmad-lē\

: to an extreme or excessive degree

: in a mad or insane way

Full Definition of MADLY

:  in a mad manner
:  to an extreme or excessive degree <madly in love>

Examples of MADLY

  1. He told her that he loved her madly.
  2. She fell madly in love with him.

First Known Use of MADLY

13th century

Rhymes with MADLY


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