Definition of barking in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbɑːkɪŋ


British informal
  • Completely mad or demented: we are all a bit barking [as submodifier]: has she gone completely barking mad?
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    • Call her barking mad, but she doesn't go anywhere these days without her pet pooch Harry curled up in her arms.
    • Maybe a safety harness for your pet isn't such a barking mad idea after all.
    • She might push the buttons of your party faithful, but she is seen as a barking mad extremist by everybody else.

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