madden

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verb mad·den \ˈma-dən\

Definition of madden

maddened

maddening

play \ˈmad-niŋ, ˈma-dən-iŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to become or act as if mad

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to drive mad :  craze

  5. 2 :  to make intensely angry :  enrage

Examples of madden in a sentence

  1. <the endless swarms of mosquitoes all but maddened the explorers>

  2. <her perpetual tardiness maddened her friends to no end>

1735

First Known Use of madden

1735


MADDEN Defined for English Language Learners

madden

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verb mad·den \ˈma-dən\

Definition of madden for English Language Learners

  • : to make (someone) angry


MADDEN Defined for Kids

madden

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verb mad·den \ˈma-dən\

Definition of madden for Students

maddened

maddening

  1. :  to make angry



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