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Noun
A person, animal, or plant with an unusual physical abnormality
“Einstein's own mother considered him to be a freak as he had a large head.”
Noun
A very unusual and unexpected event or situation
“Do they rebuild thinking the storm was just a freak of nature and not likely to happen again?”
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A person regarded as strange because of their unusual appearance or behavior
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“She quickly glanced at her appearance to make sure she didn't look like a freak or anything.”
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A person who is fanatical about a particular activity or interest
“Admittedly, I am a fitness freak. I row, run up mountains, and do the triathlon, among other things.”
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A person who is addicted to a substance, typically illegal drugs
“I was in a cell with a meth freak who tried to talk to his wife in the women's section by yelling into the toilet bowl.”
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A sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained
“Frank went to London on a sudden freak to buy the mysterious pianoforte for Jane.”
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Something rare, uncommon or unusual, especially one having particular value
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A person or thing that is excluded from a general statement or does not follow a rule
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An unlikely chance occurrence, especially a surprising piece of luck
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A young person with exceptional qualities or abilities
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A practical joke or mischievous trick
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A licentious person whose behavior is regarded as debauched, abnormal and unacceptable
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An odd, awkward or annoying person
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Verb
To become mentally worked up or unhinged
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“She started to freak at the sight of his pale face and dull eyes.”
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To feel great fear about something
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To (suddenly) strike with fear
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To make stripes or lines on
Adjective
Deviating from what is standard, normal, or expected
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“What we thought was a freak incident became a wake-up call that nobody woke up to.”
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Contrary to what is usual, traditional, or accepted
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Random or unexpected in nature
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