AskDefine | Define mad

Dictionary Definition

mad adj
1 roused to anger; "stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain; "she gets mad when you wake her up so early"; "mad at his friend"; "sore over a remark" [syn: huffy, sore]
2 affected with madness or insanity; "a man who had gone mad" [syn: brainsick, crazy, demented, distracted, disturbed, sick, unbalanced, unhinged]
3 marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion; "a crowd of delirious baseball fans"; "something frantic in their gaiety"; "a mad whirl of pleasure" [syn: delirious, excited, frantic, unrestrained]
4 very foolish; "harebrained ideas"; "took insane risks behind the wheel"; "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains" [syn: harebrained, insane] [also: madding, madded, maddest, madder]

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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. Insane; mentally deranged.
    You want to spend $1000 on a pair of shoes? Are you mad?
    He's got this mad idea that he's irresistible to women.
  2. In the context of "chiefly US": Angry.
    Are you mad at me?
  3. Wildly confused or excited.
  4. Extremely foolish or unwise; irrational; imprudent.
  5. (usually as mad for or mad about) Extremely enthusiastic about; crazy about; infatuated with; overcome with desire for.
    Aren't you just mad for that red dress?
  6. In the context of "of animals": abnormally ferocious or furious; or, rabid, affected with rabies.
    A mad dog
  7. slang chiefly NY Intensifier, signifies an abundance or high quality of a thing; much or many.
    I gotta give you mad props for scoring us those tickets.
    Their lead guitarist has mad skills.
    There's always mad girls at those parties.

Synonyms

Adverb

  1. slang chiefly NY Intensifier; to a large degree; extremely; exceedingly; very; unbelievably.
    He was driving mad slow.
    It's mad hot today.

Synonyms

Translations

insane (adj.)
angry

Breton

Noun

mad

Danish

Pronunciation

Noun

mad

Palauan

Noun

mad

Extensive Definition

Mad may refer to:
MAD may be an acronym for:
mad in Czech: MAD
mad in Danish: MAD
mad in German: MAD
mad in Spanish: MAD
mad in Esperanto: MAD
mad in French: MAD
mad in Italian: MAD
mad in Hebrew: MAD
mad in Hungarian: MAD
mad in Dutch: MAD
mad in Japanese: MAD
mad in Kölsch: MAD (Watt ėßß datt?)
mad in Swedish: Mad

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Dionysiac, a transient madness, abandoned, abnormal, absurd, accident-prone, acrimonious, affronted, amok, anarchic, anger, angered, angriness, angry, apish, ardent, ardently, asinine, avid, bacchic, balmy, bananas, barmy, batty, befooled, beguiled, bellowing, bereft of reason, berserk, besotted, blustering, blusterous, blustery, bonkers, brainless, brainsick, breakneck, browned-off, buffoonish, bughouse, bugs, careless, carried away, certifiable, chaotic, childish, choleric, cockeyed, corybantic, crackbrained, cracked, crackers, craze, crazed, crazy, credulous, cross, cuckoo, daffy, daft, dazed, delirious, deluded, dement, demented, demoniac, deprived of reason, derange, deranged, desperate, desperately, devil-may-care, disoriented, distract, distracted, distraught, dizzy, doting, dotty, drive insane, drive mad, dumb, eager, ecstatic, enrage, enraged, enragement, enraptured, enthusiastic, enthusiastically, exasperated, excitedly, extravagant, fallacious, fanatical, fantastic, fatuitous, fatuous, feral, ferocious, fervent, fervently, fervid, feverishly, fierce, flaky, flighty, fond, fool, foolhardy, foolheaded, foolish, frantic, frenetic, frenzied, frenziedly, frenzy, fuddled, fulminating, fuming, furious, furiously, fury, futile, gaga, goofy, grapes of wrath, gulled, haggard, hallucinated, harum-scarum, hasty, headlong, heat, heated, heedless, hellish, hog-wild, hooked, hotheaded, howling, hurried, hysterical, hysterically, idiotic, ill-advised, ill-considered, imbecile, immature, impetuous, imprudent, in a transport, in hysterics, inane, incense, incensed, indignant, indiscreet, inept, infatuated, infuriate, infuriated, infuriation, insane, insensate, intoxicated, invalid, irate, irateness, ire, ireful, irrational, irritated, keen, kooky, like crazy, like mad, like one possessed, livid, loco, loony, loopy, lunatic, madcap, madden, maddened, madding, madly, maenadic, make mad, maniac, maniacal, manic, maudlin, mazed, mental, mentally deficient, mentally ill, meshuggah, mindless, moon-struck, moronic, non compos, non compos mentis, nonrational, nonsensical, not all there, not right, nuts, nutty, odd, of unsound mind, off, offended, orgasmic, orgastic, orgiastic, outraged, overeager, overenthusiastic, overzealous, pandemoniac, passionate, pissed, pissed-off, possessed, potty, precipitant, precipitate, precipitous, preposterous, provoked, psycho, psychotic, puerile, queer, rabid, rage, raging, ramping, ranting, rash, ravening, raving, raving mad, ravished, reasonless, reckless, riled up, rip-roaring, roaring, round the bend, running mad, running wild, saeva indignatio, sappy, screwy, send mad, senseless, sentimental, shatter, sick, silly, slap-bang, slapdash, sophistic, sore, soreness, stark-mad, stark-raving mad, stark-staring mad, storming, stormy, strange, stupid, tempestuous, tetched, thoughtless, ticked off, touched, transported, troublous, tumultuous, turbulent, twisted, umbrage, unbalance, unbalanced, uncontrollable, unhinge, unhinged, unreasonable, unsane, unsettled, unsound, unwise, uproarious, vials of wrath, violent, violently, wacky, wandering, wanton, waxy, wet, wild, wild-eyed, wild-looking, wildly, witless, worked up, wrath, wrathful, wrathfulness, wrathy, wroth, wrought-up, zealous
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