madman Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"madman" in British English

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madmannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmæd.mən/ /-mæn/ (plural -men uk   /-mən/ us   )

madman noun [C] (STRANGE/DANGEROUS MAN)

disapproving a man who ​behaves in a very ​strange and ​uncontrolled or ​dangerous way: I ​drove like a madman to get there in ​time.

madman noun [C] (MENTALLY ILL)

old use or offensive a man who is ​mentallyill
(Definition of madman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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madmannoun [C]

 us   /ˈmædˌmæn, -mən/ (-men  /ˈmæd·men/ )
a man who is ​mentallyill, or who ​behaves in a way that ​seemsstrange, ​dangerous, or not ​controlled
(Definition of madman from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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