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madman

noun mad·man \ˈmad-ˌman, -mən\

: a man who has severe mental illness : an insane man

: a man who acts in a wild and uncontrolled way

Full Definition of MADMAN

:  a man who is or acts as if insane

Examples of MADMAN

  1. a celebrity being stalked by a madman
  2. <as far as I'm concerned, anyone who likes skydiving is a madman>

First Known Use of MADMAN

14th century

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MADMAN Defined for Kids

madman

noun mad·man \ˈmad-ˌman, -mən\
plural mad·men \-mən\

Definition of MADMAN for Kids

:  a man who is or acts as if insane
Medical Dictionary

madman

noun mad·man \ˈmad-ˌman, -mən\

Medical Definition of MADMAN

:  a man who is or acts as if insane

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