Definitions for manicˈmæn ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

man•icˈmæn ɪk(adj.)

  1. pertaining to or affected by mania.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. frenzied, manic(adj)

    affected with or marked by frenzy or mania uncontrolled by reason

    "a frenzied attack"; "a frenzied mob"; "the prosecutor's frenzied denunciation of the accused"- H.W.Carter; "outbursts of drunken violence and manic activity and creativity"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. manic(adjective)ˈmæn ɪk

    overexcited or agitated

    I get slightly manic when I'm very tired.


  1. manic(Adjective)


  2. manic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to someone who exhibits mania or craziness; wicked.

  3. manic(Adjective)

    Colloquial, to exhibit great energy, as one who is in the manic phase of manic depression.

  4. Origin: ; μανικός.

Translations for manic

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of, or suffering from, mania

She's in a manic state.

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