stark staring mad

Definition of stark staring mad

informal, British

  1. :  completely insane That noise is going to drive me stark staring mad.

Word by Word Definitions

starkplay
  1. :  rigid in or as if in death

    :  rigidly conforming (as to a pattern or doctrine) :  absolute

    :  strong, robust

  1. :  in a stark manner

    :  to an absolute or complete degree :  wholly

stareplay staring
  1. :  to look fixedly often with wide-open eyes

    :  to show oneself conspicuously

    :  to stand on end :  bristle

  1. :  the act or an instance of staring

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

    :  incapable of being explained or accounted for

    :  carried away by intense anger :  very angry :  furious

  1. :  madden

  1. :  a fit or mood of bad temper

    :  anger, fury


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