noun ac·ro·ma·nia \ˌa-krə-ˈmā-nē-ə\

Definition of acromania

  1. :  crazy top especially of cotton

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Origin and Etymology of acromania

New Latin, from Greek akros extreme + mania — more at acro-

First Known Use: 1924

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a trip made at another's expense

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