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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"

GCIDE

  1. Freak(n.)

    a rare and unpredictable event; as, the July snowstorm was a freak of nature.

    Etymology: [Prob. from OE. frek bold, AS. frec bold, greedly; akin to OHG. freh greedly, G. frech insolent, Icel. frekr greedy, Goth. fahufriks avaricious.]

  2. Freak(n.)

    an habitual drug user, especially one who uses psychedelic drugs.

    Etymology: [Prob. from OE. frek bold, AS. frec bold, greedly; akin to OHG. freh greedly, G. frech insolent, Icel. frekr greedy, Goth. fahufriks avaricious.]

  3. Freak(n.)

    an animal or person with a visible congenital abnormality; -- applied especially to those who appear in a circus sideshow.

    Etymology: [Prob. from OE. frek bold, AS. frec bold, greedly; akin to OHG. freh greedly, G. frech insolent, Icel. frekr greedy, Goth. fahufriks avaricious.]

  4. Freak(v. i.)

    to react with irrationality or extreme emotion; to lose one's composure; -- often used in the phrase freak out.

  5. Freak(v. i.)

    to become irrational or to experience hallucinations under the influence of drugs; -- often used in the phrase freak out.

  6. Freak(v. t.)

    to cause (a person) react with great distress or extreme emotion; -- often used in the phrase freak out.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Freak(verb)

    to variegate; to checker; to streak

    Etymology: [Prob. from OE. frek bold, AS. frec bold, greedly; akin to OHG. freh greedly, G. frech insolent, Icel. frekr greedy, Goth. fahufriks avaricious.]

  2. Freak(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Prob. from OE. frek bold, AS. frec bold, greedly; akin to OHG. freh greedly, G. frech insolent, Icel. frekr greedy, Goth. fahufriks avaricious.]

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Freak

    frēk, n. a sudden caprice or fancy: sport: an abnormal production of nature, a monstrosity.—ns. Freak′iness, Freak′ishness.—adjs. Freak′ish, Freak′ful, apt to change the mind suddenly: capricious.—adv. Freak′ishly. [A late word; cf. A.S. frícian, to dance.]

  2. Freak

    frēk, v.t. to spot or streak: to variegate.—n. a streak of colour.

Rap Dictionary

  1. freak(verb)

    run in a provocative way.

  2. freak(verb)

    Have sex

  3. freak(verb)

    Person who practices the above things; sexually aggressive female (never missing a beat).

  4. freak(verb)

    To loosen up the tobacco from a Black & Mild pipe-tobacco cigar. "I'm going to freak the hell out of this black."

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of freak in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of freak in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of freak in a Sentence

  1. Shannon Hope:

    My partner, my love, and my home died today after a freak accident, we met when I was 18 and he was 19, and we've been together ever since. I wasn't supposed to be saying goodbye at 37. I don't know how to be a grown up without him, but I'll learn. I just wish I didn't have to.

  2. Larry Dannenberg:

    Most parents freak out when I point out those numbers.

  3. Aaron Newsom:

    I grew medical cannabis for Aaron Newsom in my spare bedroom. I didn't tell anyone for at least a year, when I finally told my mom and dad, with my dad being so conservative, I thought they'd freak out, but they were both totally supportive, because I was growing it for the right reasons.

  4. Nick Thompson:

    This was the most freak thing that could have happened that I didn’t die from, i don’t know what else to say other than that.

  5. Steve Irwin:

    No matter the circumstances are that you lose someone, nobody’s truly prepared, steve’s accident was so unexpected, it was extremely challenging. The Irwins married in 1991, just eight months after meeting and falling madly in love. The couple enjoyed a 14-year marriage and had two children, daughter Bindi and son Robert. After the Crocodile Hunter's freak accident, which led to his death, Terri Irwin said one of the ways Terri Irwin family learned to cope was through a daily conversation. Steve and Terri Irwin pose with a crocodile in 2002. ( Reuters).

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  • каприз, чудак, прищявкаBulgarian
  • magor, blázen, podivín, nadšenecCzech
  • tosseDanish
  • Laune, Freak, SpinnerGerman
  • φρικιόGreek
  • freakEsperanto
  • antojo, fenómeno, capricho, fanático, piradoSpanish
  • چیز غریبPersian
  • -friikki, friikki, kummajainen, oikku, päähänpisto, luonnonoikkuFinnish
  • fou, monstre, phénomène, fanatique, caprice, original, anormalFrench
  • सनकीHindi
  • ֆրիկArmenian
  • entusiasta, fricchettone, abnorme, capriccio, fenomeno, bizzarria, ghiribizzo, deforme, sfizio, maniaco, fanatico, patitoItalian
  • 変人, フリークJapanese
  • 변덕Korean
  • lusus naturaeLatin
  • ќуд, чудак, фанатик, каприц, изродMacedonian
  • engerd, fanaatDutch
  • freakNorwegian
  • ciudățenieRomanian
  • каприз, чудачество, урод, фрик, фанат, умник, чудовище, фанатик, причуда, чудак, уродина, уродец, монстр, ботаникRussian
  • freakSwedish
  • குறும்புTamil
  • ความประหลาดThai
  • manyakTurkish
  • дивакUkrainian
  • פריקYiddish
  • 怪物Chinese

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