[muh-nahy-uh-kuh l] /məˈnaɪ ə kəl/

of or relating to mania or a .
affected with or characteristic of mania
characteristic of or befitting a maniac: maniacal laughter

1670s, from maniac (adj.) + -al (1). Related: Maniacally.

maniacal ma·ni·a·cal (mə-nī’ə-kəl) or ma·ni·ac (mā’nē-āk’)
Suggestive of or afflicted with insanity.


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