Definition of Madman

1. Noun. An insane person.

Exact synonyms: Lunatic, Maniac
Specialized synonyms: Crazy, Looney, Loony, Nutcase, Weirdo, Bedlamite, Pyromaniac, Madwoman
Generic synonyms: Diseased Person, Sick Person, Sufferer
Derivative terms: Maniacal



Definition of Madman

1. n. A man who is mad; lunatic; a crazy person.

Definition of Madman

1. Noun. A male who is insane or mentally disturbed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Madman

1. a man who is insane [n MADMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Madman

madge
madges
madhouse
madhouses
madia
madia oil
madia oil plant
madid
madidans
madindoline
madisterium
madjoun
madling
madlings
madly
madman (current term)
madmen
madnep
madness
madnesses
madocite
madonna
madonnas
madoqua
madoquas
madrague
madragues
madras
madrasa
madrasah

Literary usage of Madman

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1. The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists, Excluding Shakespeare by William Allan Neilson (1911)
"3 madman. I will lie with every woman in ray parish the tenth night. ... 'Л madman. Greek is turn'd Turk : we are only to be sav'd by the Helvetian ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"FIRST madman. You do give for your crest a woodcock's head with the brains picked out ... THIRD madman. Greek is turned Turk: we are only to be saved by the ..."

3. A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier (1825)
"3 madman. I'll not give thee a spoonful! thou liest, it's no dragon ; 'tis a parrot, ... 2 madman. 76 Here's an almond for parrot. 3 madman. Hang thyself. ..."

4. Representative English Plays: From the Middle Ages to the End of the by John Strong Perry Tatlock, Robert Grant Martin (1916)
"I madman. You do give for your crest a wood-cock's head with the brains pickt ... 3 madman. Greek is turn'd Turk: we are only to be sav'd by the Helvetian ..."

5. The Trial of Theodore Parker: For the "misdemeanor" of a Speech in Faneuil by Theodore Parker (1855)
"For B., who knoweth nothing of the poison, is in no fault, though he gave it to C. So if A. puts a sword into the hands of a madman, and bids him kill B. ..."

6. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"of deceiving a madman. He is also contrasting the nature of God and man. For God is Truth, but mankind can only be true by appearing sometimes to be partial ..."

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