Definitions for freakfrik

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

freakfrik(n.)

  1. an abnormal phenomenon or product or unusual object; anomaly.

  2. a person or animal on exhibition as an example of a strange deviation from nature.

    Category: Pathology

  3. a sudden and apparently causeless change; caprice.

  4. a capricious notion.

  5. Slang. a habitual user or addict. enthusiast.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  6. (adj.)unusual; odd; irregular:

    a freak epidemic.

  7. (v.i.)to make or become frightened, nervous, or excited.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  8. freak out, Slang. to become irrational or hallucinate under the influence of a drug. to lose or cause to lose emotional control.

    Category: Verb Phrase, Status (usage)

Origin of freak:

1555–65

freakfrik(v.t.)

  1. to fleck, streak, or variegate:

    great splashes of color freaking the sky.

  2. (n.)a fleck or streak of color.

Origin of freak:

appar. introduced by Milton in Lycidas (1637)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. freak, monster, monstrosity, lusus naturae(noun)

    a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed

  2. addict, nut, freak, junkie, junky(verb)

    someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

    "a golf addict"; "a car nut"; "a bodybuilding freak"; "a news junkie"

  3. freak out, freak, gross out(verb)

    lose one's nerve

    "When he saw the accident, he freaked out"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. freak(verb)frik

    to become very upset or angry

    My parents freaked out when I told them.

  2. freakfrik

    to make sb scared or worried

    The stories about the earthquake really freaked me out.

  3. freak(noun)frik

    a strange or frightening person; = weirdo

    They looked at me like I was a freak.

  4. freak(adjective)frik

    very unusual and unexpected

    a freak accident/storm

Webster Dictionary

  1. Freak(verb)

    to variegate; to checker; to streak

  2. Freak(noun)

    a sudden causeless change or turn of the mind; a whim of fancy; a capricious prank; a vagary or caprice

Freebase

  1. Freak

    In current usage, the word "freak" is commonly used to refer to a person with something strikingly unusual about their appearance or behaviour. This usage dates from the so-called freak scene of the 1960s and 1970s. An older usage refers to the physically deformed, or having extraordinary diseases and conditions, such as sideshow performers. This has fallen into disuse, except as a pejorative, and as jargon. "Freaks" of this kind can be classified into two groups: natural freaks and made freaks. A natural freak would usually refer to a genetic abnormality, while a made freak is a once normal person who experienced or initiated an alteration at some point in life. "Freak" continues to be used to describe genetic mutations in plants and animals, i.e. "freaks of nature." "Freak" can also be used in a verb form, and can mean: "to become stressed and upset". Usually, in this form, the word is followed by "out" to complete the phrase, "freaking out". However, this meaning and usage is usually considered slang. Adjectival forms include "freakish" as well as "freaky." The verb "freaking" means "engaging in panicked or uncontrolled behavior"--for example, as the result of psychedelic drug use. "Freaking" may also be a minced oath used in place of "fucking," e.g. "Oh my freaking God!" The word is a homophone of "phreak", which it probably inspired.


Translations for freak

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

freak(noun)

an unusual or abnormal event, person or thing

A storm as bad as that one is a freak of nature; (also adjective) a freak result.

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