Meaning of berserk in English
Definitions1. in a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon
- « the soldier was completely amuck »
- « berserk with grief »
- « a berserk worker smashing windows »
Definitions1. one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury
- « Oh, I adored Mickey Mouse when I was a child. He was the emblem of happiness and funniness. You went to the movies then, you saw two movies and a short. When Mickey Mouse came on the screen and there was his big head, my sister said she had to hold onto me. I went berserk. » Maurice Sendak
- « When two kids are being completely berserk, and they're naked and throwing food around, sometimes I just let it go because I can see a future where they're going to be dressed, and they're going to be at school. So I kind of let stuff go sometimes. » Louis C. K.