Amuck meaning

ə-mŭk, ə-mŏk
In a frenzy to do violence or kill.

Rioters running amuck in the streets.

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In or into a jumbled or confused state.

The plans went amuck.

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In or into an uncontrolled state or a state of extreme activity.
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Crazed with murderous frenzy.

Amuck troops.

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In a frantic or frenzied and violent manner; in a confused, jumbled or uncontrolled state.
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Origin of amuck

  • Malay amok

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition