Definitions for control freak
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a person having a strong need for control.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of control freak:
someone with a compulsive desire to exert control over situations and people
A person who is excessively controlling and domineering.
A tyrant or manipulator.
In psychology-related slang, control freak is a derogatory term for a person who attempts to dictate how everything around them is done. The phrase was first used in the late 1960s — an era when great stress was laid on the principle of 'doing one's own thing' and letting others do the same.
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