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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. Donna Wood:

    This is a horrible, horrible, freak, tragic accident, i cannot imagine a worse way to end your year.

  2. Ray Smith:

    It was a freak gust of wind that caught everyone unawares, it actually pulled the safety stakes out of the ground.

  3. Alberto Bernal:

    Alberto needs to make sure that Cristina stops talking about economic policy, because every time she speaks, the market and savers freak out. Fernandez will have very little time to deliver a coherent plan that the markets and the IMF can endorse.

  4. David Bennett:

    You're looking at something that, by a freak of nature, has been brought up by a volcano. It's just so extraordinary that this diamond would have stayed forever, miles under the earth's surface...It's like the most secret part of the earth has just been shown to us.

  5. George Steiner:

    The violent illiteracies of the graffiti, the clenched silence of the adolescent, the nonsense cries from the stage-happening, are resolutely strategic. The insurgent and the freak-out have broken off discourse with a cultural system which they despise as a cruel, antiquated fraud. They will not bandy words with it. Accept, even momentarily, the conventions of literate linguistic exchange, and you are caught in the net of the old values, of the grammars that can condescend or enslave.

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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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    • A. flabby
    • B. lank
    • C. naiant
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