Definition of madwoman in English:
noun (plural madwomen)
A woman who is mentally ill.
- The magic of his evocation of the feminine apart, his portrayal of the dependent daughter and sister, the rejected lover, and the madwoman, is magnificent.
- The set-up is horror-film heaven - three Norwegian filmmakers on a road trip through Louisiana stop to take in the local colour and end up being antagonized by a madwoman.
- Maura, the village madwoman, danced more wildly than all the rest, chanting uncouth rhymes.
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