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Meaning of MANIAC

Pronunciation:  'meyneeak

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an insane person
 

MANIAC is a 6 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: lunatic, madman
 
 See Also: bedlamite, crazy, diseased person, looney, loony, madwoman, pyromaniac, sick person, sufferer, weirdo

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ma"ni*ac\, a. [F. maniaque. See {Mania}.]
    Raving with madness; raging with disordered intellect;
    affected with mania; mad.
    
    
  2. \Ma"ni*ac\, n.
    A raving lunatic; a madman.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Mania is a state of mood characterized by elation, flight of ideas, and psychomotor excitation.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aliene, batty, bedlamite, berserk, borderline case, crackbrain, cracked, crackpot, crazed, crazy, delirious, dement, demented, demoniac, deranged, energumen, enthusiast, fan, fanatic, fiend, flake, fou, frantic, freak, frenetic, frenzied, furious, idiot, kook, loon, loony, lunatic, mad, madman, meshuggenah, non compos, noncompos, nut, phrenetic, psychopath, psychotic, rabid, raging, ranting, raving lunatic, screwball, unsound, violent, weirdo, wild, zealot
 

 

 

 

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