Definición de maniac en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada


Pronunciación: /ˈmeɪnɪak/


1A person exhibiting extremely wild or violent behaviour: when he sits in front of a PlayStation he transforms into a karate-choppin' maniac
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He is not a homicidal maniac, but a violent, evil man made even more so by his addiction to unnamed drugs.
  • I lost several pounds and I looked like a maniac.
  • The driver was screaming like a maniac at this stage.
1.1 [with adjective or noun modifier] informal An obsessive enthusiast: a religious maniac
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I just don't think at any stage they are going to be able to make a credible case that he is some sort of right-wing maniac.
  • A night of petrol-fuelled hedonism is in store at Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium on Sunday where motor maniacs can admire a human canon ball, a monster truck, fire stunts and car crashes.
  • This was one for the war buffs amongst the motoring maniacs.
enthusiast, fan, addict, devotee, aficionado
informal freak, fiend, nut, buff
1.2 Psychiatry , archaic A person suffering from mania.
lunatic, madman, madwoman, mad person, deranged person, psychopath, psychotic
informal loony, fruitcake, nut, nutter, nutcase, nutjob, cuckoo, psycho, screwball, head case, headbanger, sicko
Scottish informal radge
North American informal crazy, kook, meshuggener, nutso
US informal wing nut


Early 16th century (as an adjective): via late Latin from late Greek maniakos, from mania (see mania).

Palabras que riman con maniac

bibliomaniac, dipsomaniac, egomaniac, kleptomaniac, megalomaniac, monomaniac, nymphomaniac, pyromaniac

For editors and proofreaders

Saltos de línea: ma¦niac

Compartir esta entrada

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.