In a frenzied and reckless manner.
- In a frenzy to do violence or kill: rioters running amuck in the streets.
- In or into a jumbled or confused state: The plans went amuck.
- In or into an uncontrolled state or a state of extreme activity: "This jam-packed area of Honolulu has come to stand for tourist development run amok” ( Ila Stanger).
- Crazed with murderous frenzy: amuck troops.