Last modified on 24 May 2014, at 01:14

beserk

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Usage notesEdit

This spelling is considered a misspelling of the word berserk in some English speaking countries such as the UK.

EtymologyEdit

Old Norse berserkr (Icelandic berserkur), probably from bjǫrn ‘bear’ + serkr ‘coat’.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

beserk (plural beserks)

  1. A crazed Norse warrior who fought in a frenzy.

TranslationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

beserk (comparative more beserk, superlative most beserk)

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