barking mad

adjective
variants: or

barking

Definition of barking mad

chiefly British, informal

  1. :  crazy, insane an eccentric personality that verged on barking mad … — Mitchell Owens “Another one who thinks you're barking,” said Ron, throwing a crumpled letter over his shoulder … — J. K. Rowling

1933

First Known Use of barking mad

1933


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