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(of a person) completely mad or irrational; crazy:‘you're as mad as a gum tree full of galahs, sliding down that hill!’
- ‘I reckon we all pretty much agree that Chris is as mad as a gum tree full of galahs but we need the people like Chris of this world.’
- ‘When they find out who hasn't turned up to play, they'll be as mad as a gum tree full of galahs.’
- ‘"She's as mad as a gum tree full of galahs," he wrote of Mandy.’
- ‘You're as mad as a gum tree full of galahs. Good luck and try and enjoy it.’
- ‘"Mad as a gum tree full of galahs," he stormed. "Why don't they pay cash?!"’
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