Definition of 'amok'
- in a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon; "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows"
Synonyms: amuck berserk demoniac demoniacal possessed
- wildly; without self-control; "when the restaurant caught fire the patrons ran amuck, blocking the exit"
- in a murderous frenzy; "rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones"
Synonyms: amuck murderously