madman (n.) early 14c., mad man, from MAD (Cf. mad) (adj.) + MAN (Cf. man) (n.). One-word form attested from c.1400, prevalent from 16c.

Etymology dictionary. 2014.


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.