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like mad

With great intensity or speed. These mosquito bites are itching like mad! Now that there's the threat of a snowstorm, shoppers have been buying shovels and salt like mad.
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like ˈcrazy/ˈmad

(informal) very fast, hard, etc: running/working like crazy
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like mad

verb
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like mad

Informal
1. Wildly; impetuously: drove like mad.
2. To an intense degree or great extent: worked like mad; snowing like mad.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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