mad·man (mădmăn′, -mən)
1. A man who is mentally deranged.
2. A man who behaves in a violently destructive way: a madman who stabbed several people on a bus.
3. A man who behaves in an energetic, uncontrolled way: a madman on the drums; is a madman when driving during rush-hour traffic.
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