Was mad about the broken vase.
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.
This place is mad cool.
Mad with fear.
To be mad about clothes.
A mad dog; a mad cow.
A mad scheme.
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
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 gemÄd (“silly, mad"), from Proto-Germanic *maidaz (compare Old High German gimeit (“foolish, crazy"), Gothic gamaiÃ¾s (gamaiÃ¾s, “crippled")), past participle of *maidijanÄ… (“to cripple, injure"), from Proto-Indo-European *mei (“to change") (compare Old Irish mÃ¡el (“bald, dull"), Old Lithuanian ap-maitinti (“to wound"), Sanskrit [script?] (mÃ©thati, “he hurts, comes to blows")).