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be barking mad
To be crazy or insane. Although its origin is unknown, the phrase may refer to rabid dogs. It's freezing today, and you're not going to wear a coat? Are you barking mad? You're barking mad if you think that plan will work.
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be barking ˈmad,
be ˈbarking(British English, informal) completely crazy: You’re playing tennis in this weather? You’re barking mad!
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