Beserk vs. Berserk - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Berserk (noun)

    A crazed Norse warrior who fought in a frenzy; a berserker.

  • Berserk (adjective)

    Injuriously, maniacally, or furiously violent or out of control.

  • Berserk (adjective)

    weird; strange

Oxford Dictionary

  • Berserk (adjective)

    out of control with anger or excitement; wild or frenzied

    "a man went berserk with an arsenal of guns"

Webster Dictionary

  • Berserk (noun)

    One of a class of legendary heroes, who fought frenzied by intoxicating liquors, and naked, regardless of wounds.

  • Berserk (noun)

    One who fights as if frenzied, like a Berserker.

  • Berserk (adjective)

    frenzied; crazed; usually in predicate position.

Princeton's WordNet

  • Berserk (noun)

    one of the ancient Norse warriors legendary for working themselves into a frenzy before a battle and fighting with reckless savagery and insane fury

  • Berserk (adjective)

    in a murderous frenzy as if possessed by a demon;

    "the soldier was completely amuck"

    "berserk with grief"

    "a berserk worker smashing windows"

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