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Definition of the noun madman

What does madman mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: madmen

  1. an insane person
    • examples: Tom worked like a madman. | Zen's latest mission is to save the Earth from ecological destruction at the hands of a plant-destroying madman. | A madman is not accountable for his actions. | He acted like a madman. | The only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad. | Many people also considered him a madman. | He behaved like a madman. | That madman broke the window. | While laughing is allowed, it is most dishonest to laugh out loud or to extend one's laughter beyond the limits of a just moderation; the Holy Ghost teaches us that it is the character of a madman to raise one's voice while laughing. | In here, I look like a madman who just escaped from the lunatic asylum.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of madman: lunatic / maniac
    • more generic terms: diseased person / sick person / sufferer = a person suffering from an illness
    • more specific words:

Alternative definition of the noun madman


  1. A male who is insane or mentally disturbed.


  1. "Madman" is a 1982 slasher film written and directed by Joe Giannone. The plot follows a group of campers who are stalked and killed after summoning an axe-murderer of local legend. Originally based on the upstate New York urban legend of the Cropsey maniac, the film's central premise and main antagonist was changed last minute due to conflicts with The Burning, which was in production at the same time.
  2. "Madman" is the motion picture adaptation of the creator-owned comic book of the same name by Mike Allred. The movie will be co-directed by Allred and George Huang. Rodriguez will serve as "executive producer" on this film.
  3. "Madman" is a 2010 documentary film written and directed by Benno Trautmann.
  4. "Madman" is a film.
    • genres: Horror, B movie, Slasher
    • released in (8 years ago)


  1. Madman is a fictional character from the 2011 film Grey Matter.
  2. Madman is a fictional character from the 1969 film Gymnoi sto dromo.
  3. Madman is a fictional character from the 1963 film O filos mou o Lefterakis.
  4. Madman a.k.a. Ferdinand is a fictional character in the 1972 TV movie The Duchess of Malfi.
  5. Madman is a fictional character from the 1982 film Imperative.
  6. Madman is a fictional character from the 1970 film Kab? Kyoon? Aur Kahan?.
  7. Madman is a fictional character from the 1979 film Jaani Dushman.
  8. Madman is a fictional character from the 1979 film The Jerk.
  9. Madman is a fictional character from the 2005 film Ayya.
  10. Madman is a fictional character in the 1979 film The Nurse in the Military Madhouse.
  11. Madman is a fictional character from the 2004 film Monsters.
  12. Madman is a fictional character from the 1969 film The Cow.
  13. Madman is a fictional film character.
  14. Madman a.k.a. Patrick Kelly is a fictional character from the 1999 film Any Given Sunday.


  1. Madman a.k.a. Yang Dong-geun or YDG is a South Korean actor and hip-hop artist.
  2. Madman a.k.a. Michael Madison Strain is a special effects technician.

There are other people with in their name, like Madman Keyo, Madman Muntz, Motor City Madman, Madman the Greatest.

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Google previewChuang-Tzu for Spiritual Transformation (1989)

An Analysis of the Inner Chapters by Robert Elliott Allinson

From the standpoint of a philosophical catalogue rather than a conventional, visual one, the madman is the ultimate archetypical monster in that it is clear that the distortion is inherently mental. It is clear that whatever is being said by or ...

Google previewBetween Memory and Desire (1999)

The Middle East in a Troubled Age by R. Stephen Humphreys

The Middle East certainly has its full share of extravagant rhetoric and preposterous claims — though some might say the same thing about the United States — but the Middle East Madman is a mythological beast, or nearly so. When we look ...

Google previewLiquid Mind (2003)

A Dive Into the Ocean of Consciousness by Danyel Seagan

A madman is a genius whose creation seems to be destructive, and a genius is a madman who uses creation constructively. It might feel strange to think that the humanity of today is so different from 100 years ago. Before that time, change in ...

Google previewHandbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy in an International Context (2013)

by Roy Moodley, Uwe P. Gielen, Rosa Wu

Prieto Introduction Spain is the only country where a madman is the main character in the national literary canon: Don Quixote.

Google previewThe Chinua Achebe Encyclopedia (2003)

by M. Keith Booker

"The Madman" tells the story of Nwibe, ...

Google previewAn H.P. Lovecraft Encyclopedia (2001)

by S. T. Joshi, David E. Schultz

The madman does so; but then the narrator, having earlier perceived that the lunatic has a taste for Aztec mythology, pretends to be possessed by religious fervor and begins shouting Aztec and other names at random as a further stalling tactic ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary and Glossary (1893)

Primarily for the Use of Students, But Adapted Also to the Use of the Profession at Large by J. Kendrick Kinney

Furigeldnm, L L A fine or mulct paid for theft Furiosns, L A madman or lunatic; one violently ...

Google previewThe Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four [2 volumes] (2014)

Everything Fab Four by Kenneth Womack

Madman”. (Lennon). “Madman” is an unreleased outtake from the Beatles' Get Back sessions. AUTHORSHIP AND BACKGROUND Written by John Lennon, “ Madman” was improvised. 593 M.

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Would Alexander, madman as he was, have been so much a madman, had it not been for Homer? (Samuel Richardson)
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Scrabble value of M3A1D2M3A1N1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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