Definition of madly in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmadlē/


1In a manner suggesting or characteristic of insanity: his eyes bulged madly
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  • Before, a smaller black unicorn stood, his wild red eyes glowing madly, and his horn a dull, dull gold, like it was supposed to be.
  • Her eyes squinted madly, trying to make out the manner of the commotion around them.
  • Even now I am smiling madly, like a Cheshire cat.
insanely, deliriously, wildly, like a lunatic
informal crazily
fast, furiously, hurriedly, quickly, speedily, hastily, energetically
informal like mad, like crazy
1.1 informal With extreme intensity: the boys are all madly in love with you
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  • Yet I was madly in love with a boy who collected the fees for deckchairs on the beach.
  • He smiled in the way that fathers do… you know, that smile they give the boy that they know their daughter is falling madly in love with.
  • The girl is totally madly in love with the boy and the boy feels the same except they're both stupid and scared to tell each other how they feel.
very, extremely, really, exceedingly, exceptionally, remarkably, extraordinarily, immensely, tremendously, wildly, hugely

Words that rhyme with madly

badly, Bradley, Hadlee, sadly

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Syllabification: mad·ly

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