maniac maniac  /ˈmeɪ ni ˌæk/


  1. (n) an insane person
  2. (n) a person who has an obsession with or excessive enthusiasm for something
  3. (adj) wildly disordered


Derived Word(s)


  1. Now they're making him out to be a homicidal, suicidal maniac.
  2. Burris is an ambitious ego-maniac with a long, if somewhat undistinguished career in public service.
  3. He's very easy to live withI'm the maniac.


  1. ‘Maniac’ Interview [Video]: Elijah Wood Enjoys Playing with Blood, Scalps & More

    In our 'Maniac' video interview, Elijah Wood discusses what it takes to be a serial killer and put you in the shoes of one, too.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Screen Rant

  2. ‘Maniac’ Review

    Read our 'Maniac' (2013) review to find out if this Elijah Wood and Alexandre Aja slasher horror remake is a sick and twisted experiment in the use of first-person perspective.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Screen Rant

  3. Movie Review: ‘Maniac’ Goes Inside a Killer, Played by Elijah Wood

    Elijah Wood stars as a stalker killer in “Maniac,” a remake of a 1980 thriller.        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: New York Times


  1. "He's a maniac," Boston manager Terry Francona said. "He knows he can't put any weight on that foot or he'll slow himself down. Anybody that's been around him two seconds knows he'll be ready to go when the bell rings. He's pretty unique."
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Terry Francona Source: The Associated Press

  2. "You see that energy, you see that drive, you see us steppin', you see me running across the stage acting like a maniac," Jones said during an interview in her trailer shortly before the band's performance Saturday at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts...
    on Jun 15, 2006 By: Sharon Jones Source: 570 News

  3. "Tom had taken off for Penelope Cruz or some goddamn thing - one of his more ridiculous moves. Tom Cruise is a maniac. I can't understand the way he conducts his life," Bacall told Elle magazine.
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Lauren Bacall Source: News24

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