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freak·ish

 (frē′kĭsh)
adj.
1. Markedly unusual or abnormal; strange: freakish weather; a freakish combination of styles.
2. Relating to or being a freak: a freakish extra toe.
3. Capricious or whimsical.

freak′ish·ly adv.
freak′ish·ness n.

freakish

(ˈfriːkɪʃ)
adj
1. of, related to, or characteristic of a freak; abnormal or unusual
2. unpredictable or changeable: freakish weather.
ˈfreakishly adv
ˈfreakishness n

freak•ish

(ˈfri kɪʃ)

adj.
1. unusual; odd; grotesque: a freakish appearance.
2. whimsical; capricious: freakish changes.
[1645–55]
freak′ish•ly, adv.
freak′ish•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.freakish - changeable; "a capricious summer breeze"; "freakish weather"
unpredictable - not capable of being foretold
2.freakish - characteristic of a freak; "a freakish extra toe"
abnormal, unnatural - not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food"
3.freakish - conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusualfreakish - 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"

freakish

adjective
1. odd, strange, fantastic, weird, abnormal, monstrous, grotesque, unnatural, unconventional, outlandish, freaky (slang), aberrant, outré, malformed, preternatural, teratoid (Biology) a freakish monstrous thing, something out of a dream
2. whimsical, odd, unpredictable, arbitrary, humorous, erratic, wayward, fanciful, capricious, changeable, fitful, vagarious (rare) a freakish, extraordinary incident

freakish

adjective
Translations

freakish

[ˈfriːkɪʃ] ADJ
1. [appearance] → extravagante; [result] → inesperado
2. (= changeable) [moods, weather] → variable, caprichoso

freakish

[ˈfriːkɪʃ] adjinsolite, anormal(e)

freakish

adj
? freak ADJ
(= changeable) weatherverrückt (inf), → launisch, unberechenbar; personausgeflippt (inf); hairstyle, ideaverrückt (inf), → irre (inf)

freakish

[ˈfriːkɪʃ] adj (result, appearance) → strano/a, bizzarro/a; (moods) → capriccioso/a; (weather) → anormale
References in classic literature ?
The knight agreed to try, and got on slowly but surely, for the colt was a gallant fellow, and soon learned to love his new master, though he was freakish and wild.
Once this freakish, elvish cast came into the child's eyes while Hester was looking at her own image in them, as mothers are food of doing; and suddenly for women in solitude, and with troubled hearts, are pestered with unaccountable delusions she fancied that she beheld, not her own miniature portrait, but another face in the small black mirror of Pearl's eye.
Almost all electricians--the men who were supposed to know--pronounced the telephone an impossible thing; and those who did not openly declare it to be a hoax, believed that Bell had stumbled upon some freakish use of electricity, which could never be of any practical value.
It was too freakish, too bizarre, to be used outside of the laboratory and the museum.
She sprang to her feet, but so lightly that the movement did not frighten the freakish animal; then she caught sight of Philippe, and darted away, followed by her four-footed friend, to a hedge of elders; there she uttered the same little cry like a frightened bird, which the two men had heard near the other gate.
But," I cried, "surely the whole experience of the human race is not to be set aside on account of a single sketch"--I had turned over the leaves and ascertained that there was nothing more in the book--"a single sketch by a wandering American artist who may have done it under hashish, or in the delirium of fever, or simply in order to gratify a freakish imagination.
He was very unorthodox, which frightened them; and his freakish humour excited their disapproval.
Ah, yes, that's another matter--a mere trifle, but the sort of thing you take an interest in--queer, you know, and what you might call freakish.
Possibly because of some fault that had occurred when the knolls were flung together, and certainly helped by freakish erosion, the hole had been scooped out in the course of centuries by the wash of water.
A big round moon, slowly deepening from her pallid luster into burnished silver, hung over the Haunted Wood; the air was full of sweet summer sounds--sleepy birds twittering, freakish breezes, faraway voices and laughter.
In January 2013 City lost 1-0 at Carlisle - the damage done by Matty Robson's freakish header inside two minutes - but the final game of that campaign saw the Sky Blues twice come from behind to earn a 2-2 draw at Notts County courtesy of John Fleck and Franck Moussa.
Clough (right) said: "Our cup record is quite freakish really.