how to pronounce amok

əmʌk

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An example use of amok in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the government run amok um and and maybe …”

meanings of amok

adverb:

  1. Out of control, especially when armed and dangerous.
  2. In a frenzy of violence, or on a killing spree; berserk.

noun:

  1. One who runs amok; in Malay and Moro/Philippine culture, one who attempts to kill many others, especially expecting that they will be killed themselves.

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