mad about (someone or something)

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mad about (someone or something)

1. Very enthusiastically fond of someone or something. Teri is just mad about her new boyfriend and won't stop talking about him. Ever since she started taking lessons as a kid, Amy has been mad about tennis.
2. Upset or angry about something. I can tell Perry is mad about something, but he won't tell me what it is. Is Luanne still mad about me missing her recital?
See also: mad

mad about

Also, mad for. See crazy about.
See also: mad
References in classic literature ?
However, we ordered breakfast and told the landlady to call the Englishman, but she said he was already up and off at daybreak--and swearing like mad about something or other.
If I'm emotional or sad about something, I cry, and if I am mad about something, I'm mad.
"If anyone at Pal Joey's was mad about something, they would have left town," he added.
They act out on you because they're mad about something else.
I expect she is mad about something. I would come home at the end of this month only for a little girl that is up here from Tredegar: she wants me to stay with her for a little while.
He's always mad about something, and I'm always mad about something.
And when your BGF doesn't get why you're mad about something silly, there's always Mom.
Lena Dunham always seems to be mad about something on Twitter, but this time it's about an adult video that has been based on her TV show.
I think 30 percent of people are mad about something, anyway.
Imagine, you are attending a no-nonsense board meeting where your boss is really mad about something or taking a hiatus from the deafening world for spiritual renewal at a mosque and suddenly your cell phone rings in your pocket or on the table in front of you.
"Darrel was driving me mad about something - I can't remember what it was but he was driving me absolutely nuts.
Sometimes I'll come home and she'll be mad about something but won't tell me.
or gone." For instance, if Betsy is mad about something, she jumps really hard, and the sheer joy of the expression transforms the energy into just that -- intense energy without a story.
The families that end up suing--the ones that I talk to--are mad about something. They're looking for someone to blame, and you don't want it to be you."
According to Star magazine, Nuala replied: ''You're mad about something that has nothing to do with me.