Definition of like mad in English:

like mad

informal With great intensity, energy, or enthusiasm: I ran like mad
More example sentences
  • My eyes are hurting like mad, this means I will probably have a cold soon.
  • On Saturday morning every bone and muscle was hurting like mad but we still had to soldier on.
  • The two looked at each other for a second, then fired like crazy and ran like mad.
Synonyms
fast, furiously, as fast as possible, as fast as one's legs can carry one, hurriedly, quickly, rapidly, speedily, hastily
British informal , dated like billy-o
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