Amok is an act by a person or group of people involving a crazed state of mind.(noun)
An example of an amok is when a group of people in Malaysia get together and go crazy murdering other people.
The definition of amok is the action of murder or violence by a person in a crazed state of mind.(adverb)
An example of something going amok is when during the L.A. riots people rampaged stores, killed civilians, and started fires.
Amok is defined as a person or thing out of control, or defective.(adverb)
An example of amok is when children are in a store, and they begin screaming and running about.
Amok means a person or thing committing murder or violent acts while in a crazed state of mind.(adjective)
When a rapid dog begins biting its owner, it is an example of something being amok.
See amok in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < Malay amuk, attacking furiously, ult. < Old Javanese
See amok in American Heritage Dictionary 4
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