Definition of midsummer madness in English:

midsummer madness

Line breaks: mid|sum¦mer mad|ness

noun

[mass noun]
  • Foolish or reckless behaviour, considered to be at its height at midsummer.
    More 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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