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1. maniac

noun. ['ˈmeɪniːˌæk'] an insane person.

Synonyms

  • diseased person
  • crazy
  • sick person
  • looney
  • madwoman
  • bedlamite
  • sufferer
  • nutcase
  • weirdo
  • pyromaniac
  • madman
  • lunatic

Antonyms

  • unexcited
  • reasonable
  • rational
  • wise

Etymology

  • maniacus (Latin)
  • μανιακός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Maniac

  • amnesiac
  • cardiac
  • eniac
  • insomniac
  • kodiak
  • megalomaniac
  • nymphomaniac
  • nymphomaniac
  • pontiac
  • pontiac
  • zodiac

Example sentences of the word maniac


1. Noun, singular or mass
However, you don't have to be a maniac on the floor to rock the style.

Quotes containing the word maniac


1. Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
- George Carlin

2. maniac

adjective. ['ˈmeɪniːˌæk'] wildly disordered.

Synonyms

  • insane

Antonyms

  • practical
  • unenthusiastic

Etymology

  • maniacus (Latin)
  • μανιακός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. maniac

noun. ['ˈmeɪniːˌæk'] a person who has an obsession with or excessive enthusiasm for something.

Synonyms

  • enthusiast

Antonyms

  • of sound mind
  • in their right minds

Etymology

  • maniacus (Latin)
  • μανιακός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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