berserker berserker

Definition(s):

  • (n) one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury

Usage(s):

  • When it looks like you are going berserker its not good to give it a name to describe it.

News

  • Exclusive: Hugh Jackman on X-Men: Days of Future Past

    For a long time, one of Marvel Comics' most successful comic book series were the various "X-Men" titles, which in 2000 were turned by 20th Century Fox into an equally successful series of movies. One of the breakout stars from the series was one Hugh Jackman, who did such a good job bringing the Canadian berserker Wolverine to life, that the character was eventually spun off into two of his own ...
    on July 17, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

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Quotes

  1. "He was a monster. He always smelled of smoke; he was always burning people's villages down," Gibson said. "He was like what the Vikings called 'a berserker.' We shifted the balance because someone's got to be the good guy against the bad...
    on Oct 25, 2009 By: Mel Gibson Source: United Press International

  2. The latter, McCain said, "That's where I go totally berserker and just freak everybody out. Even the regular mavericks."
    on Apr 5, 2010 By: John McCain Source: Wall Street Journal (blog)

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