mad scientist

mad scientist
A stock character in popular fiction; a bumbling scientist working on unlikely ways to save the world, or a villainous one bent on destroying it.

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  • mad — W3S2 [mæd] adj comparative madder superlative maddest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(angry)¦ 2¦(crazy)¦ 3¦(uncontrolled)¦ 4 be mad about/for/on somebody/something 5¦(mentally ill)¦ 6 like mad 7 don t go mad …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • mad — [ mæd ] adjective ** 1. ) never before noun INFORMAL angry: He makes me mad, the way he keeps criticizing me. mad at/with: My boss is mad at me for missing the meeting. 2. ) MAINLY BRITISH very silly or stupid: CRAZY: be mad to do something: You… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Mad Hatter — The Hatter is a fictional character initially encountered at a tea party in Lewis Carroll s Alice s Adventures in Wonderland and later again as Hatta in the story s sequel, Through the Looking Glass . He is popularly referred to as the Mad Hatter …   Wikipedia

  • mad */*/ — UK [mæd] / US adjective Word forms mad : adjective mad comparative madder superlative maddest 1) very silly or stupid You ll think I m mad – I ve just left my job. be mad to do something: You re mad to spend so much money on clothes. a) informal… …   English dictionary

  • scientist — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brilliant, good, great ▪ distinguished, eminent, famous, leading, respected ▪ serious …   Collocations dictionary

  • Scientist — A scientist, in the broadest sense, refers to any person that engages in a systematic activity to acquire knowledge or an individual that engages in such practices and traditions that are linked to schools of thought or philosophy. In a more… …   Wikipedia

  • mad — {{11}}mad (adj.) late 13c., from O.E. gemædde (pl.) out of one s mind (usually implying also violent excitement), also foolish, extremely stupid, earlier gemæded rendered insane, pp. of a lost verb *gemædan to make insane or foolish, from P.Gmc.… …   Etymology dictionary

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