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Meaning of AMUCK

Pronunciation:  u'muk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  in a murderous frenzy; "rioters running amuck and throwing sticks and bottles and stones"
  2. [adv]  wildly; without self-control; "when the restaurant caught fire the patrons ran amuck, blocking the exit"
  3. [adj]  in a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon; "the soldier was completely amuck"; "berserk with grief"; "a berserk worker smashing windows"

AMUCK is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: amok, amok, berserk, demoniac, demoniacal, insane, murderously, possessed(p)



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A*muck"\ ([.a]*m[u^]k"), a. & adv. [Malay amoq furious.]
In a frenzied and reckless manner.

{To run amuck}, to rush out in a state of frenzy, as the
   Malays sometimes do under the influence of ``bhang,'' and
   attack every one that comes in the way; to assail
   recklessly and indiscriminately.

         Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet To run
         amuck, and tilt at all I meet.        --Pope.