|1.||[ adjective ] (informal) roused to anger|
"stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain "she gets mad when you wake her up so early" "mad at his friend" "sore over a remark"
|Related terms:||colloquialism angry|
|2.||[ adjective ] affected with madness or insanity|
|Synonyms:||crazy sick unhinged disturbed distracted unbalanced demented brainsick|
"a man who had gone mad"
|3.||[ adjective ] marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion|
|Synonyms:||excited frantic unrestrained delirious|
"a crowd of delirious baseball fans" "something frantic in their gaiety" "a mad whirl of pleasure"
|4.||[ adjective ] very foolish|
"harebrained ideas" "took insane risks behind the wheel" "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"