Definition of berserker in English:

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Pronunciation: /bərˈzərkər/ Pronunciation: /-ˈsər-/


An ancient Norse warrior who fought in a wild frenzy.
Example sentences
  • It's implanted soldiers fought like mechanical berserkers, destroying a number of the enemies' cities.
  • The Viking berserker was thought not only to have assumed the ferocity of an animal, but also to have acquired the strength of a grizzly.
  • By the ancient berserker instinct, his hand went to his belt where his rune-covered axe normally hung.

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Syllabification: ber·serk·er

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