Definition of Pocomaniac in US English:

Pocomaniac

noun

  • An adherent of a Jamaican religious cult which combines aspects of both African and Christian belief.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in The Daily Gleaner. Origin uncertain; probably from Pocomania (although this is first attested slightly later) + -ac, after -maniac.

Pronunciation

Pocomaniac

/ˌpəʊkə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪak/