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madwoman

noun mad·wom·an \ˈmad-ˌw-mən\

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

: a woman who acts in a wild and uncontrolled way

Full Definition of MADWOMAN

:  a woman who is or acts as if insane

Examples of MADWOMAN

  1. a story about a madwoman locked up by her husband
  2. She is a madwoman on the dance floor.

First Known Use of MADWOMAN

15th century

madwoman

noun mad·wom·an \ˈmad-ˌwm-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MADWOMAN

:  a woman who is or acts as if insane

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