madwoman

[mad-woo m-uh n]

noun, plural mad·wom·en.

a woman who is or behaves as if insane.

Nearby words

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  7. madwort,
  8. madzoon,
  9. mae,
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Origin of madwoman

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

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British Dictionary definitions for madwoman

madwoman

noun plural -women

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