madwoman

[ mad-woo m-uh n ]
/ ˈmædˌwʊm ən /

noun, plural mad·wom·en.

a woman who is or behaves as if insane.

Origin of madwoman

1400–50; late Middle English. See mad, woman
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madwoman

/ (ˈmædwʊmən) /

noun plural -women

a woman who is insane, esp one who behaves violently; lunatic
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