madwoman Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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madwomannoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmædˌwʊm.ən/ (plural -women uk   /-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 ​mentallyill
(Definition of madwoman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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