amok

1 definition found

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

amok

adverb

1: wildly; without self-control; "when the restaurant caught fire the patrons ran amuck, blocking the exit" [syn: {amok}, {amuck}]

2: in a murderous frenzy; "rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones" [syn: {amok}, {amuck}, {murderously}]

adjective

1: frenzied as if possessed by a demon; "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows" [syn: {amuck}, {amok}, {berserk}, {demoniac}, {demoniacal}, {possessed(p)}]


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