a temporary lapse into foolishness, senseless behavior, folly, etc., especially during the summer: His plan to become a beachcomber is midsummer madness.
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How to use midsummer madness in a sentence
But to my thinking this love is but a sort of midsummer madness.Lochinvar | S. R. Crockett
But, Roger, 'tis but sheer midsummer madness to dream of such a marriage now; truly 'twould be but 'hunger marrying thirst.'Fifty-Two Stories For Girls | Various
“Of course, this is midsummer madness,” said Sir William, as soon as we were gotten out of bearing.The Master of Ballantrae | Robert Louis Stevenson
What form of midsummer madness lay ahead of him depended now upon the hairtrigger of impulse.Kenny | Leona Dalrymple
And we were reminded too of the Midsummer-madness that overtook the company in Dear Brutus.
British Dictionary definitions for midsummer madness
foolish or extravagant behaviour, supposed to occur during the summer
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