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Princeton's WordNet

  1. freak, monster, monstrosity, lusus naturaenoun

    a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed

  2. addict, nut, freak, junkie, junkyverb

    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 outverb

    lose one's nerve

    "When he saw the accident, he freaked out"

GCIDE

  1. Freaknoun

    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. Freaknoun

    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. Freaknoun

    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. Freakverb

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

  5. Freakverb

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

  6. Freakverb

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Freakverb

    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. Freaknoun

    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. freakverb

    run in a provocative way.

  2. freakverb

    Have sex

  3. freakverb

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

  4. freakverb

    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. 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.

  2. Joanne Simpson:

    it isn't really so ridiculous that I did all of this. I'm not really a freak; I am a member of the community.

  3. Tim McGraw:

    I spent 30 years in hotel rooms going in and out, so Ive never even thought about cleaning up, but shes a neat freak, so she likes everything pretty clean, so I always get on her nerves about that.

  4. Rachel Dolezal:

    I have a huge issue with black-face, this is not some freak ... mockery black-face performance. This is on a very real, connected level. I've actually had to go there with the experience.

  5. Heather Poole:

    And that just snowballs because then they don't have time to grab something to eat in the airport, and they freak out on me when I run out of food in coach, or else they have to go to the bathroom and the seat belt is on but they get up anyway because it's an emergency.

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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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