like a maniac

idiom

: in a very reckless and dangerous way
She drives like a maniac.

Examples of like a maniac in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since the pandemic has kept us both at home, this baby is getting breastfed like a maniac. oregonlive, 3 Aug. 2020 Ghostface looks the same in every movie, yes, but there's always someone new under the mask, still stabbing like a maniac. Evan Romano, Men's Health, 10 Mar. 2023 Rebounding like a maniac? Andy Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 11 Apr. 2022 Over the years, he’s clapped, stomped and gestured like a maniac on the court during games. John Canzano, oregonlive, 23 Feb. 2021 Mel Tucker promised to recruit like a maniac and explore every option for players. Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press, 16 Dec. 2020

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“Like a maniac.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/like%20a%20maniac. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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