freaky

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freak·y

 (frē′kē)
adj. freak·i·er, freak·i·est
1. Strange or unusual; freakish.
2. Slang Frightening.

freak′i·ly adv.

freaky

(ˈfriːkɪ)
adj, freakier or freakiest
1. slang strange; unconventional; bizarre
2. another word for freakish
ˈfreakily adv
ˈfreakiness n

freak•y

(ˈfri ki)

adj. freak•i•er, freak•i•est.
2. weird; strange.
[1815–25]
freak′i•ly, adv.
freak′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.freaky - strange and somewhat frightening; "the whole experience was really freaky"
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
strange, unusual - being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has"
2.freaky - conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusualfreaky - conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual; "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit"; "famed for his eccentric spelling"; "a freakish combination of styles"; "his off-the-wall antics"; "the outlandish clothes of teenagers"; "outre and affected stage antics"
unconventional - not conventional or conformist; "unconventional life styles"

freaky

adjective weird, odd, wild, strange, crazy, bizarre, abnormal, queer, rum (Brit. slang), unconventional, far-out (slang), freakish This guy bore a really freaky resemblance to Jones.

freaky

adjective
Resembling a freak:
Translations

freaky

[ˈfriːkɪ] ADJraro, estrafalario

freaky

[ˈfriːki] adj (= weird) → zarbi

freaky

adj (+er) (inf)durchgeknallt (sl)
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