Examples of maniac in a Sentence
He's a complete maniac when he's playing football.
they should permanently put away the maniac who is responsible for these kidnappings
Recent Examples of maniac from the Web
Northam started calling Trump a maniac in speeches in front of Democratic activists in early March.
At worst, some nail-spitting maniac tries to run you off the road because of your Hillary bumper sticker.
Software engineer by day, Lego maniac by night Will Gorman has created the MakerLegoBot, a machine that can take a virtual 3-D model and assemble it using Lego bricks.
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Origin and Etymology of maniac
Late Latin maniacus maniacal, from Greek maniakos, from mania
First Known Use: circa 1763
MANIAC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of maniac for English Language Learners
: someone who is violent and mentally ill
: a person who behaves in a very wild way
: a person who is extremely enthusiastic about something
MANIAC Defined for Kids
Definition of maniac for Students
1 : a person who is or behaves as if insane
2 : a person who is extremely enthusiastic about something
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