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Crazy vs. Mad — What's the Difference?

Crazy vs. Mad — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Crazy and Mad

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Crazy

Mad, especially as manifested in wild or aggressive behaviour
Stella went crazy and assaulted a visitor
A crazy look
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Mad

Mentally ill; insane
He felt as if he were going mad
Mar 23, 2022

Crazy

Extremely enthusiastic
I'm crazy about Cindy
A football-crazy bunch of boys
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

Very enthusiastic about someone or something
He's mad about football
Another myth is that Scorpios are sex-mad
Mar 23, 2022

Crazy

(of an angle) appearing absurdly out of place or unlikely
The monument leant at a crazy angle
Mar 23, 2022
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Mad

Very angry
Don't be mad at me
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Crazy

Extremely
I've been crazy busy
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Mad

Great; remarkable
This author has mad skills with the written word
I got mad respect for him
Mar 23, 2022

Crazy

A mad person
Keep that crazy away from me
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

Very; extremely
He was mad cool—we immediately hit it off
Mar 23, 2022

Crazy

Mentally deranged.
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Mad

Make (someone) mad
Had I but seen thy picture in this plight, it would have madded me
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Crazy

(Informal) Odd or eccentric in behavior.
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Mad

Angry; resentful
Was mad about the broken vase.
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Crazy

Possessed by enthusiasm or excitement
The crowd at the game went crazy.
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Mad

Mentally deranged
"afflicted with hypochondria, depression, and fear of going mad" (Carla Cantor).
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Crazy

Immoderately fond; infatuated
Was crazy about boys.
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Mad

Characteristic of mental derangement
Mad laughter.
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Crazy

Intensely involved or preoccupied
Is crazy about cars and racing.
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Mad

Temporarily or apparently deranged by violent sensations, emotions, or ideas
Was mad with jealousy.
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Crazy

Foolish or impractical; senseless
A crazy scheme for making quick money.
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

Lacking restraint or reason; foolish
I was mad to have hired her in the first place.
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Crazy

Intensely annoyed or irritated
It makes me crazy when you don't tell me you're going to be late.
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Mad

Feeling or showing strong liking or enthusiasm
Mad about sports.
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Crazy

Disorderly or askew
One of the old window shutters hung at a crazy angle.
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Mad

Marked by a lack of restraint, especially by extreme excitement, confusion, or agitation
A mad scramble for the bus.
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Crazy

(Informal) Extremely; very
That restaurant's always crazy busy on weekends, but it's worth the wait.
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

Exhibiting uncharacteristic aggressiveness, especially as a result of rabies, spongiform encephalopathy, or another neurological disease. Used of animals
A mad dog.
A mad cow.
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Crazy

One who is or appears to be mentally deranged
"To them she is not a brusque crazy, but 'appropriately passionate'" (Mary McGrory).
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

Excellent; wonderful
It's really mad that they can come.
Mar 23, 2022

Crazy

Of unsound mind; insane; demented.
His ideas were both frightening and crazy.
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Mad

Abundant; great
Mad respect.
Mar 23, 2022

Crazy

Out of control.
When she gets on the motorcycle she goes crazy.
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Mad

To make or become mad; madden.
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Crazy

Very excited or enthusiastic.
He went crazy when he won.
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Mad

Extremely; very
This place is mad cool.
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Crazy

In love; experiencing romantic feelings.
Why is she so crazy about him?
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

Insane; crazy, mentally deranged.
You want to spend $1000 on a pair of shoes? Are you mad?
He's got this mad idea that he's irresistible to women.
Mar 23, 2022

Crazy

(informal) Very unexpected; wildly surprising.
The game had a crazy ending.
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

Angry, annoyed.
Are you mad at me?
Mar 23, 2022

Crazy

(obsolete) Flawed or damaged; unsound, liable to break apart; ramshackle.
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Mad

Bizarre; incredible.
It's mad that I got that job back a day after being fired.
Mar 23, 2022

Crazy

(obsolete) Sickly, frail; diseased.
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Mad

Wildly confused or excited.
To be mad with terror, lust, or hatred
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Crazy

(slang) Very, extremely.
That trick was crazy good.
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Mad

Extremely foolish or unwise; irrational; imprudent.
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Crazy

An insane or eccentric person; a crackpot.
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Mad

Extremely enthusiastic about; crazy about; infatuated with; overcome with desire for.
Aren't you just mad for that red dress?
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Crazy

Eccentric behaviour; lunacy; craziness.
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Mad

(of animals) Abnormally ferocious or furious; or, rabid, affected with rabies.
A mad dog
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Crazy

Characterized by weakness or feebleness; decrepit; broken; falling to decay; shaky; unsafe.
Piles of mean andcrazy houses.
One of great riches, but a crazy constitution.
They . . . got a crazy boat to carry them to the island.
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Mad

Intensifier, signifying abundance or high quality of a thing; very, much or many.
I gotta give you mad props for scoring us those tickets.
Their lead guitarist has mad skills.
There are always mad girls at those parties.
Mar 23, 2022

Crazy

Broken, weakened, or dissordered in intellect; shattered; demented; deranged.
Over moist and crazy brains.
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

(of a compass needle) Having impaired polarity.
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Crazy

Inordinately desirous; foolishly eager.
The girls were crazy to be introduced to him.
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Mad

Intensifier; to a large degree; extremely; exceedingly; very; unbelievably.
He was driving mad slow.
It's mad hot today.
He seems mad keen on her.
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Crazy

Someone deranged and possibly dangerous
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Mad

To be or become mad.
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Crazy

Affected with madness or insanity;
A man who had gone mad
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Mad

To madden, to anger, to frustrate.
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Crazy

Foolish; totally unsound;
An impractical solution
A crazy scheme
Half-baked ideas
A screwball proposal without a prayer of working
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

Disordered in intellect; crazy; insane.
I have heard my grandsire say full oft,Extremity of griefs would make men mad.
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Crazy

Marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness;
She was crazy about him
Gaga over the rock group's new album
He was infatuated with her
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

Excited beyond self-control or the restraint of reason; inflamed by violent or uncontrollable desire, passion, or appetite; as, to be mad with terror, lust, or hatred; mad against political reform.
It is the land of graven images, and they are mad upon their idols.
And being exceedingly mad against them, I persecuted them even unto strange cities.
Mar 23, 2022

Crazy

Possessed by inordinate excitement;
The crowd went crazy
Was crazy to try his new bicycle
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Mad

Proceeding from, or indicating, madness; expressing distraction; prompted by infatuation, fury, or extreme rashness.
Mad wars destroy in one year the works of many years of peace.
The mad promise of Cleon was fulfilled.
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Crazy

Bizarre or fantastic;
Had a crazy dream
Wore a crazy hat
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Mad

Extravagant; immoderate.
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Crazy

Intensely enthusiastic about or preoccupied with;
Crazy about cars and racing
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Mad

Furious with rage, terror, or disease; - said of the lower animals; as, a mad bull; esp., having hydrophobia; rabid; as, a mad dog.
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Mad

Angry; out of patience; vexed; as, to get mad at a person.
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Mad

Having impaired polarity; - applied to a compass needle.
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

To make mad or furious; to madden.
Had I but seen thy picture in this plight,It would have madded me.
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

To be mad; to go mad; to rave. See Madding.
Festus said with great voice, Paul thou maddest.
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

An earthworm.
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Mad

Roused to anger;
Stayed huffy a good while
She gets mad when you wake her up so early
Mad at his friend
Sore over a remark
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Mad

Affected with madness or insanity;
A man who had gone mad
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Mad

Marked by uncontrolled excitement or emotion;
A crowd of delirious baseball fans
Something frantic in their gaiety
A mad whirl of pleasure
Mar 23, 2022

Mad

Very foolish;
Harebrained ideas
Took insane risks behind the wheel
A completely mad scheme to build a bridge between two mountains
Mar 23, 2022

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