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Definition of run amuk

run amuk

verb - ambitransitive

  • to operate in a way that is most displeasing to the reasonable person's point of view. To confuse a situation. To operate in the most inefficient way possible. To cause trouble. To make unclear. Cease progress. To cause problems.
    That gentleman is going to run a muck around here.
    These kids are running a muck around here.

    Last edited on Jun 19 2016. Submitted by Anonymous on Apr 10 2014.

verb - intransitive

  • To go berserk, as "If the kids don't turn down that music, I'm going to go berserk."

    Last edited on Apr 14 2014. Submitted by Geoff Johnson from Santa Rosa, CA, USA on Apr 14 2014.


  • See under "Running amok" at Wikipedia

    Last edited on Apr 14 2014. Submitted by Geoff Johnson from Santa Rosa, CA, USA on Apr 14 2014.

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