adverb(in phrase run amok)
Behave uncontrollably and disruptively: stone-throwing anarchists running amok figurative her feelings seemed to be running amok
More example sentences
- Countries around the world are facing the problem of anarchists running amok.
- Dozens of riot police ran amok in a housing complex here on Tuesday following a minor accident involving an officer and a local resident, leaving five people wounded.
- Do staff members try to make up for the lack of rampaging aliens by occasionally running amok themselves?