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English definition of “madwoman”

madwoman

noun [C] uk   /ˈmædˌwʊm.ən/ (plural -women   /-wɪmɪn/   ) us  

madwoman noun [C] (STRANGE WOMAN)

disapproving a woman who behaves in a very strange and uncontrolled or dangerous way

madwoman noun [C] (MENTALLY ILL)

old use or offensive a woman who is mentally ill
(Definition of madwoman from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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