mad about someone

mad about someone
mad about (someone/something) to like or love someone or something very much.

I was mad about animals and ignored everything else until I was about eleven.

Etymology: based on the literal meaning of mad (= crazy)

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • mad about something — mad about (someone/something) to like or love someone or something very much. I was mad about animals and ignored everything else until I was about eleven. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of mad (= crazy) …   New idioms dictionary

  • mad about — (someone/something) to like or love someone or something very much. I was mad about animals and ignored everything else until I was about eleven. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of mad (= crazy) …   New idioms dictionary

  • crazy about someone — crazy about (someone/something) to like or love someone or something very much. He was my first love, and I was crazy about him. Usage notes: often used in the negative form not crazy about to express a lack of enthusiasm about someone or… …   New idioms dictionary

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  • mad */*/ — UK [mæd] / US adjective Word forms mad : adjective mad comparative madder superlative maddest 1) very silly or stupid You ll think I m mad – I ve just left my job. be mad to do something: You re mad to spend so much money on clothes. a) informal… …   English dictionary

  • mad — /mæd / (say mad) adjective (madder, maddest) 1. disordered in intellect; insane. 2. Colloquial angry. 3. (of wind, etc.) furious in violence. 4. (of animals) a. abnormally furious: a mad bull. b. affected with rabies; rabid: a mad dog. 5. wildly… …  

  • mad — W3S2 [mæd] adj comparative madder superlative maddest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(angry)¦ 2¦(crazy)¦ 3¦(uncontrolled)¦ 4 be mad about/for/on somebody/something 5¦(mentally ill)¦ 6 like mad 7 don t go mad …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mad — adjective madder, maddest 1 ANGRY (not before noun) informal especially AmE angry: You make me so mad! | Stay clear of Tucker he s mad as hell and looking for a fight. | mad at sb AmE: Don t get mad at me, I m just telling you what Ray said. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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