noun, plural mad·wom·en.
- madwoman of chaillot, the,
- mae west
Origin of madwoman
Examples from the Web for madwoman
Remember when “the madwoman in the attic” was more than just a metaphor for the female imagination?
Remember when it signified an actual ... “madwoman”, in an actual ... “attic”?
But why do voters in the sixth district of Minnesota want to be represented by a madwoman?
I strode up and down the room, and felt inclined to send her away by force as a madwoman.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
These were evidently the men on horseback whom the madwoman had seen.The Tremendous Event|Maurice Leblanc
I loved him, I have loved him distractedly, like a madwoman, for the last six months.'Original Short Stories, Volume 11 (of 13)|Guy de Maupassant
He had used the word to arrest her attention, which was wandering almost as the attention of a madwoman wanders.The Woman With The Fan|Robert Hichens
Pepys condemns Nell Gwynn as unbearable in serious parts, but considers her beyond imitation as a madwoman.Haunted London|Walter Thornbury