Synonyms and Antonyms of maniac
a person having or showing a severely disordered or abnormal state of mind
- The movie was about a maniac on a rampage.
manic-depressive, monomaniac, neurotic, paranoid, psychoneurotic, psychotic, schizoid, schizophrenic, sociopath
character, codger, crackpot, crank, eccentric, kook, oddball, oddity, original, quiz, screwball, weirdo, zany
a person with a strong and habitual liking for something
- I'm a maniac for anything flavored with peppermint.
addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fanatic, fancier, fiend, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maven (also mavin), nut, sucker
admirer, amateur, collector, connoisseur, dilettante
adherent, convert, cultist, disciple, follower, hanger-on, votary
advocate, apostle, backer, champion, evangelist, exponent, friend, patron, promoter, proponent, supporter
partisan (also partizan), zealot
booster, rooter, well-wisher