Was mad about the broken vase.
This place is mad cool.
Mad with fear.
To be mad about clothes.
An example of mad is child who is not able to do what he wants to do.
An ecxample of mad is a psychopath.
An example of mad is a plan to rob a police station.
An example of mad is someone getting worked up about possibly getting into trouble.
An example of mad is the comedy of George Carlin.
A mad scheme.
A mad dog; a mad cow.
Was mad with jealousy.
I was mad to have hired her in the first place.
Mad about sports.
A mad scramble for the bus.
It's really mad that they can come.
A mad comedy.
A mad dog.
- Wildly; impetuously:Drove like mad.
- To an intense degree or great extent:Worked like mad; snowing like mad.
- Crazy; mentally deranged.
- to be angry
- completely crazy
Other Word Forms
Origin of mad
- Middle English mentally deranged, rabid, angry from Old English gemǣdde past participle of gemǣdan to derange mentally, madden from gemād mentally deranged mei-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English medd, madd, from Old English gemÇ£d (“enraged"), from gemād (“silly, mad"), from Proto-Germanic *maidaz (compare Old High German gimeit (“foolish, crazy"), Gothic gamaiþs (gamaiþs, “crippled")), past participle of *maidijanÄ… (“to cripple, injure"), from Proto-Indo-European *mei (“to change") (compare Old Irish máel (“bald, dull"), Old Lithuanian ap-maitinti (“to wound"), Sanskrit [script?] (méthati, “he hurts, comes to blows")).