maniacal maniacal  /mə ˈnaɪ ə kəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) wildly disordered

Usage(s):

  1. Drunken Master II: he swallows hot peppers and walks on hot coals while fighting a maniacal bad guy.
  2. Hanging in his tiny bathroom is Conjunctivitis, a maniacal disco ball formed from discarded spectacles, each pair of which Swaffield first tried on to check the refractive qualities.
  3. Dean was Lewis's public enabler; by acting as the imperturbable wall against which the kid's maniacal energy kept bouncing, he translated Jer to the mainstream audience.

News

  • Kim Dotcom's Great Data Massacre

    Welp, here's hoping you didn't have anything important stored on Megaupload's mostly dormant servers. Megaupload owner and maniacal super villain Kim Dotcom says a huge amount of their servers have been wiped in a "data massacre" for the ages. 
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "It may be that these are the maniacal rantings of a fan from a different era and I recognize that, but you know I'm sitting there waiting for the next cannon to go off and then the fire heats up the arena," Stern said, "so the temperature in...
    on May 12, 2008 By: David Stern Source: SI.com

  2. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom told reporters Tuesday that Childs was a "rogue employee that got a bit maniacal and full of himself. There's nothing to be alarmed about, save the inability to get into the system and tweak the system," Newsom...
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Mayor Gavin Newsom Source: ABC News

  3. Fox's Sean Hannity said Clinton's "maniacal laughing fits on 'Fox News Sunday' have sparked speculation that she is trying to get voters to believe that she's not the cold, calculating candidate that the press has often characterized her as."
    on Oct 2, 2007 By: Sean Hannity Source: Washington Post

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