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1. madman

noun. ['ˈmædˌmæn'] an insane person.

Synonyms

  • diseased person
  • crazy
  • sick person
  • looney
  • madwoman
  • bedlamite
  • sufferer
  • nutcase
  • weirdo
  • pyromaniac
  • maniac
  • lunatic

Antonyms

  • practical
  • unenthusiastic
  • familiar
  • unexcited

Etymology

  • -man (English)
  • mad (English)
  • medd (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Madman

  • anchorman
  • assemblyman
  • batman
  • bogeyman
  • bogeyman
  • businessman
  • businessman
  • caveman
  • clergyman
  • cooperman
  • counterman
  • doorman
  • fisherman
  • fishman
  • flagman
  • forman
  • frogman
  • furman
  • gamesman
  • glassman

Example sentences of the word madman


1. Noun, singular or mass
Nabokov traps the reader, like Lolita herself, in the mind of a madman.

Quotes containing the word madman


1. It crosses my mind that Cinna's calm and normal demeanor masks a complete madman.
- Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

2. Because sometimes you just have to dance like a madman in the Self-Help section of your local bookstore.
- David Levithan, Boy Meets Boy

3. If a man comes to the door of poetry untouched by the madness of the Muses, believing that technique alone will make him a good poet, he and his sane compositions never reach perfection, but are utterly eclipsed by the performances of the inspired madman.
- Socrates

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