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maniacal

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adjective ma·ni·a·cal \mə-ˈnī-ə-kəl\

Definition of maniacal

  1. 1 :  affected with or suggestive of madness <maniacal laughter>

  2. 2 :  characterized by ungovernable excitement or frenzy :  frantic <a maniacal mob>

ma·ni·a·cal·ly play \mə-ˈnī-ə-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Examples of maniacal

  1. <the movie's villain was a just a clichéd axe-wielding nutcase with a maniacal laugh>



1526

First Known Use of maniacal

1526

Variants of maniacal

also ma·ni·ac play \ˈmā-nē-ˌak\

Rhymes with maniacal


Medical Dictionary

maniacal

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adjective ma·ni·a·cal \mə-ˈnī-ə-kəl\

Medical Definition of maniacal

  1. :  affected with or exhibiting insanity :  mad, insane <a maniacal killer>

  2. ma·ni·a·cal·ly \mə-ˈnī-ə-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



Variants of maniacal

also ma·ni·ac \ˈmā-nē-ak\play



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