mad dash

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of mad dash

:a wild and uncontrolled rush
  • In his mad dash to the store, he forgot his wallet.

Word by Word Definitions

mad play
  1. : arising from, indicative of, or marked by mental disorder

  2. : completely unrestrained by reason and judgment : unable to think in a clear or sensible way

  3. : incapable of being explained or accounted for

  1. : madden

  1. : a fit or mood of bad temper

  2. : anger, fury

  1. : very, extremely

dash play
  1. : to break by striking or knocking

  2. : to knock, hurl, or thrust violently

  3. : splash, spatter

  1. : blow

  2. : a sudden burst or splash

  3. : the sound produced by such a burst


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