verb (used with object), mad·-dogged, mad·-dog·ging.
- mad as a hornet,
- mad cow disease,
- mad hatter syndrome,
- mad money,
- mad rush,
- mad-dog skullcap,
Origin of mad-dog
Examples from the Web for mad-dog
You had the mad-dog colonel in his crazy uniform up against a righteous uprising with NATO jets flying overhead.Journalist John Cantlie Learned How Deadly Syria Can Be When He Was Held Hostage by Jihadis|Mike Giglio|August 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In one glance he recognized, not a mad-dog, but an abused, frightened creature running for its life.White Dandy; or, Master and I|Velma Caldwell Melville
Philip had sworn to die like a mad-dog before he would surrender his fortresses, but he yielded ultimately without a blow.
I haue an excellent balme to cure anie that is bitten with Martin mad-dog.