Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “madly”

See all translations

madly

adverb uk   /ˈmæd.li/ us  

madly adverb (ENTHUSIASTICALLY)

with a lot of energy and enthusiasm: We cheered madly as the team came out onto the field. I was rushing around madly tidying up the flat before they arrived.
madly in love to love someone very much: She's madly in love with David.
Translations of “madly”
in Korean 대단히, 미친듯이…
in Arabic بِجُنون…
in Portuguese loucamente…
in Catalan bojament…
in Japanese 激しく, 熱烈に…
in Italian freneticamente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 匆忙地, 匆忙地,趕緊地…
in Russian бешено, исступленно…
in Turkish deli gibi, delicesine, çılgıncasına…
in Chinese (Simplified) 匆忙地, 匆忙地,赶紧地…
in Polish jak szalony, szalenie…
(Definition of madly from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of madly?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “madly” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

christmassy

typical of Christmas, or happy because it is Christmas

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

tweleb noun

December 22, 2014
informal a Twitter celebrity; (more specifically, someone who has more than 1,000 followers on Twitter) There were a few old and a few new faces, including a tweleb or two. Expect to see and hear more from these cool kids.

Read More