madman

I
madman, madwoman (New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. See insanity.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. lunatic, one who is mentally ill, maniac, raver, bedlamite, insane man, deranged person, psychiatric patient, Tom o'Bedlam*, nut*, looney*, cuckoo*, psychotic*, crazyman*, screwball*, oddball*, psycho*, stir-nut*; see also fool 1 , psychopath .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
psychopath, psychotic, *psycho, lunatic, schizophrenic, maniac, sociopath, *sicko, *kook, *nut.

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  • Madman — Mad man, n.; pl. {Madmen}. A man who is mad; lunatic; a crazy person. [1913 Webster] When a man mistakes his thoughts for person and things, he is mad. A madman is properly so defined. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • madman — (n.) early 14c., mad man, from MAD (Cf. mad) (adj.) + MAN (Cf. man) (n.). One word form attested from c.1400, prevalent from 16c …   Etymology dictionary

  • madman — ► NOUN 1) a man who is mentally ill. 2) a foolish or reckless person …   English terms dictionary

  • madman — [mad′man΄, mad′mən] n. pl. madmen [mad′men΄, mad′mən] a demented or insane person; lunatic; maniac …   English World dictionary

  • Madman — This article is about the comic book by Mike Allred. For other uses, see Madman (disambiguation). Madman Cover to Madman: The Oddity Odyssey. Publication information …   Wikipedia

  • Madman — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Madman >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 madman madman lunatic maniac bedlamite candidate for Bedlam raver madcap Sgm: N 1 energumen energumen Sgm: N 1 automaniac automaniac monomaniac …   English dictionary for students

  • madman — [[t]mæ̱dmən[/t]] madmen N COUNT A madman is a man who is insane. He wanted to jump up and run outside, screaming like a madman …   English dictionary

  • madman — noun plural madmen (C) 1 like a madman in a wild, uncontrolled way: He went racing off like a madman! 2 not technical a man who is mentally ill …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • madman */ — UK [ˈmædmən] / US noun [countable] Word forms madman : singular madman plural madmen UK [ˈmædmən] / US a) an insulting word for a man who you think is behaving in a crazy way b) old fashioned a man who is mentally ill …   English dictionary

  • madman — mad|man [ˈmædmən] n plural madmen [ mən] 1.) someone who behaves in a wild, uncontrolled way ▪ He drives like a madman . 2.) old fashioned a man who is mentally ill …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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