from The Century Dictionary.

  • Inordinately and morbidly devoted to the study or pursuit of music; afflicted by musicomania.


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  • On September 14, 15, and 16, the music-mad (and sweltering) capital of Texas dropped everything to play host to the sixth-annual Austin City Limits Festival.

    The Austin City Limits Festival 2007

  • Eugène is an enthusiastic dancer—music-mad, as Hortense says.

    The Last Great Dance on Earth Sandra Gulland 2001

  • Eugène is an enthusiastic dancer—music-mad, as Hortense says.

    The Last Great Dance on Earth Sandra Gulland 2001

  • A native of Melbourne, Davies -- burly, blond, and endlessly affable -- was a typical product of the music-mad sixties.

    I Tina Turner, Tina 1952

  • Göttingen; a Danish baron, music-mad; a singing count from Sienna; a crazy architect from Paris; and two Russian noblemen.

    Journal of a Visit to Constantinople and Some of the Greek Islands in the Spring and Summer of 1833 John Auldjo

  • Emile, who was himself music-mad, had discovered her to be possessed of a rough contralto voice of a curious mature quality.

    The Hippodrome Rachel Hayward

  • Among the motley colours and barbaric excitement of the liquor-fed music-mad crowd, the artist, Kane, espied a young Cree so lovely that he afterwards immortalized her on canvas, which is included in the magnificent Kane collection in the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto.

    Canadian Cities of Romance 1922

  • She doesn't care tuppence for the Turner boy, but he's musical, and she's quite music-mad, and now and then they 'accidentally' meet.

    The Rich Mrs. Burgoyne Kathleen Thompson Norris 1923

  • Sally dismissed them for tennis, and carried the music-mad small boy off to the old nursery, where he could bang away at an old piano to his heart's content, while she pasted pictures in her camera book, in a sunny window.

    The Story of Julia Page Kathleen Thompson Norris 1923

  • I imported a pianist from Spokane – which made my unwieldy business easier to handle, for the men of this country were all music-mad, and would entertain themselves for a reasonable length of time by singing with the "professor" while the girls were otherwise engaged.

    Madeleine: An Autobiography Madeleine 1919


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