Definition of midsummer madness in English:

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midsummer madness


[mass noun]
Foolish or reckless behaviour, considered to be at its height at midsummer.
Example sentences
  • The emergence of the Notting Hill Set last week sparked brusque denunciations of these upstarts by the old guard, leading to accusations of a return to the party's usual midsummer madness.
  • Scott was described as suffering from ‘an attack of midsummer madness.’
  • Is midsummer madness giving you a wee persecution complex?

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