Origin of berserksee berserker
An example of berserk is a puppy running around and chewing on everything for no apparent reason.
- Destructively or frenetically violent: a berserk worker who started smashing all the windows.
- Mentally or emotionally upset; deranged: berserk with grief.
- Informal Unrestrained, as with enthusiasm or appetite; wild: berserk over chocolates.
- One that is violent, upset, or unrestrained.
- A berserker.
Origin of berserkBack-formation from berserker
- A crazed Norse warrior who fought in a frenzy.
(comparative more berserk, superlative most berserk)
- Injuriously, maniacally, or furiously violent or out of control.
Old Norse berserkr (Icelandic berserkur), probably from bjǫrn (“bear”) + serkr (“coat”). Compare sark.
- And did I mention that entering Berserk Mode will make you go crazy, just like Guts?
- But when he entered Berserk Mode, Guts goes all crazy and is easier to control.
- Now, the fun comes when it's time to activate Berserk Mode.
- I love playing unknown games like Sword of the Berserk: Guts' Rage because, most of the time, they're surprisingly good.
- The ironic part to the control is that while not in Berserk mode, Guts is a little sluggish and hard to turn on a dime.