freak-out


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freak-out

or freak·out (frēk′out′)
n. Slang
1. An experience of frightening feelings or hallucinations, especially due to taking a drug.
2. An experience or scene of unrestrained excitement or irrational behavior.
3. One having such an experience or participating in such a scene.

freak-out

n
informal an episode of bizarre experience or behaviour

freak′-out`

or freak′out`,



n. Slang.
1. an act or instance of freaking out.
2. a person who freaks out.
[1965–70]
Translations

freak-out

[ˈfriːkaʊt] Ndesmadre m; (= party) → fiesta f loca; (on drug) → viaje m

freak-out

n (sl) (dated: = party) → Haschparty f (inf); (= drug trip)(Wahnsinns)trip m (inf)
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