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Definition of 'amok'

Adjective

  1. 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

Adverb

  1. wildly; without self-control; "when the restaurant caught fire the patrons ran amuck, blocking the exit"
       Synonyms: amuck
  2. in a murderous frenzy; "rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones"
       Synonyms: amuck murderously


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