Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • suffix An exaggerated desire or enthusiasm for: balletomania.

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  • suffix Used to form a word indicating a compulsion or obsession.

Etymologies

From mania.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • Even though this looks like an especially weak year for Oscar contenders, it's difficult to imagine the academy suddenly changing its tune when it comes to "Potter"-mania.

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  • "Twilight"-mania, Summit Entertainment has released seven new stills from "Breaking Dawn, Part 1," and we have to admit, they even make us excited for the vampy flick.

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  • With only one more month to go until "Twilight"-mania, Summit...

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