/ (ˈmætɔɪd) /
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rare a person displaying eccentric behaviour and mental characteristics that approach the psychotic
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Word Origin for mattoid
C19: from Italian, from matto insane
Words nearby mattoid
mattify, matting, mattins, mattock, Matto Grosso, mattoid, Mattoon, mattrass, mattress, Matty, Matura diamond
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How to use mattoid in a sentence
I thought at first you were a mattoid, but you're so amazingly consistent.The Wonderful Visit|Herbert George Wells
These mattoid scientists make a direct and disastrous attack upon the latent self-respect of criminals.Mankind in the Making|H. G. Wells