1. [ adjective ] (informal) roused to anger
Synonyms: sore huffy

"stayed huffy a good while"- Mark Twain "she gets mad when you wake her up so early" "mad at his friend" "sore over a remark"

Related terms: colloquialism angry
2. [ adjective ] affected with madness or insanity
Synonyms: crazy sick unhinged disturbed distracted unbalanced demented brainsick

"a man who had gone mad"

Related terms: insane
3. [ adjective ] marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion
Synonyms: excited frantic unrestrained delirious

"a crowd of delirious baseball fans" "something frantic in their gaiety" "a mad whirl of pleasure"

Related terms: wild
4. [ adjective ] very foolish
Synonyms: insane harebrained

"harebrained ideas" "took insane risks behind the wheel" "a completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains"

Related terms: foolish
Similar spelling:   Mada