Definitions of mad

  1. To make mad or furious; to madden.
  2. To be mad; to go mad; to rave. See Madding.
  3. Disordered in intellect; crazy; insane.
  4. Excited beyond self- control or the restraint of reason; inflamed by violent or uncontrollable desire, passion, or appetite; as, to be mad with terror, lust, or hatred; mad against political reform.
  5. Extravagant; immoderate.
  6. Angry; out of patience; vexed; as, to get mad at a person.
  7. Furious with rage, terror, or disease; - said of the lower animals; as, a mad bull; esp., having hydrophobia; rabid; as, a mad dog.
  8. Having impaired polarity; - applied to a compass needle.
  9. Maddest.
  10. The name of a female fairy, esp. the queen of the fairies; and hence, sometimes, any fairy.
  11. Madness.
  12. ( informal) 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"
  13. 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"
  14. p. p. of Made.
  15. Mentally disordered or distracted; insane; blindly or unreasonably devoted ( to a person or thing); furious with rage or terror; colloquially, inflamed with anger; greatly excited; as, mad with joy.
  16. ( comp. MADDER; superl. MADDEST) Disordered in intellect: insane: proceeding from madness: troubled in mind: excited with any violent passion or appetite: furious with anger.
  17. Iusane; furious; rabid.
  18. Insane; crazy; distracted; rash; eager; passionate; infatuated; angry.
  19. Having hydrophobia, as a dog.
  20. Disordered or distracted in intellect; insane; crazed; proceeding from madness; infatuated; furious; wild with excitement; inflamed with anger.
  21. Disordered in the mind; insane; wild; furious; excited with a violent or unreasonable passion, desire, or appetite; enraged.
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