[ UK /mˈædwʊmən/ ]
  1. a woman lunatic
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How To Use madwoman In A Sentence

  • She ran like a madwoman for the longest time, jumping over people, swirling around houses, and tearing through the forest.
  • You know," he added, changing the subject," I left my bag in that madwoman 's inn. STARDUST
  • I get overwhelmed with deadlines and act like a madwoman on a crazy work bender.
  • In other words, Mala is simply discounted by others as an old madwoman: neither her person nor her stories are considered relevant or important.
  • However, its interest to scholars - who, following the manuscript's purchase by La Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits in Paris, will be able to study the work - is not proportionate to its size. 's 19 pages is a vivid tale of murder and madness entitled "A Letter from Lord Charles Wellesley", which includes an episode prefiguring one of the most famous scenes in fiction: when Jane Eyre's Bertha - the so-called "madwoman in the attic" - sets fire to her husband Mr Rochester's bed. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • Maura, the village madwoman, danced more wildly than all the rest, chanting uncouth rhymes.
  • What bird could resist following a madwoman scattering bits of stale Welsh cake?
  • What this 47 year old woman can do is take responsibility for not letting her inner 'madwoman' ruins her day by what cognitive behaviorist Aaron Beck has dubbed 'catastrophizing.' Dr. Cara Barker: The Problem With Fear
  • When we'd arrived at her place she'd panicked over Ken not being there, and rushed around like a madwoman checking to make sure things were still there.
  • Walker told police she had left the house ‘like a madwoman possessed’.
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