The definition of a craze is a fad or a sudden and widespread interest in something.(noun)
When everyone suddenly becomes obsessed with a hot new band that came out of nowhere, this is an example of a craze.
Craze is defined as to become wildly excited or insane.(verb)
A fan of an actor who becomes obsessed and stalks the actor is an example of craze by a fan.
See craze in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME crasen, to crack, break < Scand, as in Dan krase, to crackle, Swed krasa, to break up
See craze in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb crazed crazed, craz·ing, craz·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English crasen, to shatter
Origin: , of Scandinavian origin.
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