Definition of Maddish

1. a. Somewhat mad.



Definition of Maddish

1. Adjective. Somewhat mad ¹

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Definition of Maddish

1. somewhat mad [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maddish

madbrains
madcaps
madded
madden
maddened
maddening
maddeningly
maddens
madder
madder family
madders
madderwort
maddest
madding
maddish (current term)
maddock
maddocks
maddoctor
maddoctors
made
made-for-TV
made-to-measure
made-to-order
made-up
made a hash of
made a leg
made a living
made an effort
made do

Literary usage of Maddish

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1. The Life of Charles Lamb by Edward Verrall Lucas (1907)
"... Clothes—-William Blake—Byron's Death—Munden's Farewell—Lamb and Mrs. Barbauld Again—Some " maddish Spirits" — An Evening with Coleridge — Edward Irving— ..."

2. A Son of Austerity by George Knight (1912)
"I fancy something a trifle maddish." The vicar indicated the press—verbally. ... Are the verses maddish enough for you?" The student was turning the stiff ..."

3. The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb by Maurice Henry Hewlett, Laurence Binyon, Edward James Hewlett, William Randolph Hearst, Jonathan Swift, Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb, Edward Verrall Lucas, Frederick Madison Smith, Mariano Tomás (1905)
"LETTER 207 CHARLES LAMB TO WILLIAM WORDSWORTH [PM April 28, 1815.] Excuse this maddish letter: I am too tired to write in forma— DEAR ..."

4. Beaumont & Fletcher by Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher (1890)
"Bel. Nor no more talk of this. Mir. Dost think I am maddish ? Bel, I must needs fight yet; for I find it concerns me: A pox on't: I must fight. ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"On another occasion he did break out in what he calls a ' maddish letter '• to Wordsworth, j and ' exclaim a little profanely." In de- spile of which, ..."

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