[mad-man, -muh n] /ˈmædˌmæn, -mən/

noun, plural madmen
[mad-men, -muh n] /ˈmædˌmɛn, -mən/ (Show IPA)
a person who is or behaves as if insane; lunatic; maniac.
noun (pl) -men
a man who is insane, esp one who behaves violently; lunatic

early 14c., mad man, from mad (adj.) + man (n.). One-word form attested from c.1400, prevalent from 16c.

ibid., a Moabite town threatened with the sword of the Babylonians (Jer. 48:2).


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