drive someone mad

drive someone mad
informal
to make someone feel extremely angry or upset

Please stop making that banging noise – it's driving me mad!

He drives me mad with his constant criticizing.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • drive someone mad — informal phrase to make someone feel extremely angry or upset Please stop making that banging noise – it’s driving me mad! He drives me mad with his constant criticizing. Thesaurus: to make someone angry or annoyedsynonym to make someone feel sad …   Useful english dictionary

  • drive\ one\ mad — • drive one ape • drive one bananas • drive one crazy • drive one mad v. phr. informal To irritate, frustrate, or tickle someone s fancy so badly that they think they are going insane. Stop teasing me, Mary, John said. You are driving me nuts.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • drive someone crazy — verb a) to cause insanity onto someone b) to annoy or irritate Syn: drive someone insane, drive someone mad …   Wiktionary

  • drive one mad — cause one to go insane, cause one to be crazy, unsettle someone, exasperate somebody …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • drive mad — drive (someone) mad 1 : to cause (someone) to become mentally ill Years alone in the jungle had driven him mad. 2 : to annoy or bother (someone) very much. That noise is driving me mad …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • drive\ one\ ape — • drive one ape • drive one bananas • drive one crazy • drive one mad v. phr. informal To irritate, frustrate, or tickle someone s fancy so badly that they think they are going insane. Stop teasing me, Mary, John said. You are driving me nuts.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • drive\ one\ bananas — • drive one ape • drive one bananas • drive one crazy • drive one mad v. phr. informal To irritate, frustrate, or tickle someone s fancy so badly that they think they are going insane. Stop teasing me, Mary, John said. You are driving me nuts.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • drive\ one\ crazy — • drive one ape • drive one bananas • drive one crazy • drive one mad v. phr. informal To irritate, frustrate, or tickle someone s fancy so badly that they think they are going insane. Stop teasing me, Mary, John said. You are driving me nuts.… …   Словарь американских идиом

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