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freak 1

 (frēk)
n.
1. A thing or occurrence that is markedly unusual or irregular: A freak of nature produced the midsummer snow.
2. An abnormally formed organism, especially one regarded as a curiosity.
3. A sudden capricious turn of mind; a whim: "The freaks of the psyche can no more be explained than the Devil" (Maurice Collis).
4. Slang
a. A drug user or addict: a speed freak.
b. An eccentric or nonconformist person, especially a member of a counterculture.
c. An enthusiast: rock music freaks.
adj.
Highly unusual or irregular: a freak accident; a freak storm.
intr. & tr.v. freaked, freak·ing, freaks Slang
1. To experience or cause to experience frightening hallucinations or feelings of paranoia, especially as a result of taking a drug. Often used with out.
2. To behave or cause to behave irrationally and uncontrollably. Often used with out.
3. To become or cause to become greatly excited or upset. Often used with out.

[Origin unknown.]

freak 2

 (frēk)
n.
A fleck or streak of color.
tr.v. freaked, freak·ing, freaks
To speckle or streak with color: "the white Pink, and the Pansy freaked with jet" (John Milton).

[From freak.]

freak

(friːk)
n
1. (Biology) a person, animal, or plant that is abnormal or deformed; monstrosity
2.
a. an object, event, etc, that is abnormal or extremely unusual
b. (as modifier): a freak storm.
3. a personal whim or caprice
4. informal a person who acts or dresses in a markedly unconventional or strange way
5. informal a person who is obsessed with something specified: a jazz freak.
vb
[C16: of obscure origin]

freak

(friːk)
n
a fleck or streak of colour
vb
(tr) to streak with colour; variegate
[C17: from earlier freaked, probably coined by Milton, based on streak1 + obsolete freckt freckled; see freckle]

freak1

(frik)

n.
1. an abnormal phenomenon or product or unusual object; anomaly.
2. a person or animal on exhibition as an example of a strange deviation from nature.
3. a sudden and apparently causeless change; caprice.
4. a capricious notion.
5. Slang.
a. a habitual user or addict.
b. enthusiast.
adj.
6. unusual; odd; irregular: a freak epidemic.
v.t., v.i.
7. to make or become frightened, nervous, or excited.
8. freak out, Slang.
a. to become irrational or hallucinate under the influence of a drug.
b. to lose or cause to lose emotional control.
[1555–65]

freak2

(frik)

v.t.
1. to fleck, streak, or variegate: great splashes of color freaking the sky.
n.
2. a fleck or streak of color.
[appar. introduced by Milton in Lycidas (1637)]

freak


Past participle: freaked
Gerund: freaking

Imperative
freak
freak
Present
I freak
you freak
he/she/it freaks
we freak
you freak
they freak
Preterite
I freaked
you freaked
he/she/it freaked
we freaked
you freaked
they freaked
Present Continuous
I am freaking
you are freaking
he/she/it is freaking
we are freaking
you are freaking
they are freaking
Present Perfect
I have freaked
you have freaked
he/she/it has freaked
we have freaked
you have freaked
they have freaked
Past Continuous
I was freaking
you were freaking
he/she/it was freaking
we were freaking
you were freaking
they were freaking
Past Perfect
I had freaked
you had freaked
he/she/it had freaked
we had freaked
you had freaked
they had freaked
Future
I will freak
you will freak
he/she/it will freak
we will freak
you will freak
they will freak
Future Perfect
I will have freaked
you will have freaked
he/she/it will have freaked
we will have freaked
you will have freaked
they will have freaked
Future Continuous
I will be freaking
you will be freaking
he/she/it will be freaking
we will be freaking
you will be freaking
they will be freaking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been freaking
you have been freaking
he/she/it has been freaking
we have been freaking
you have been freaking
they have been freaking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been freaking
you will have been freaking
he/she/it will have been freaking
we will have been freaking
you will have been freaking
they will have been freaking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been freaking
you had been freaking
he/she/it had been freaking
we had been freaking
you had been freaking
they had been freaking
Conditional
I would freak
you would freak
he/she/it would freak
we would freak
you would freak
they would freak
Past Conditional
I would have freaked
you would have freaked
he/she/it would have freaked
we would have freaked
you would have freaked
they would have freaked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.freak - a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformedfreak - a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
leviathan - the largest or most massive thing of its kind; "it was a leviathan among redwoods"; "they were assigned the leviathan of textbooks"
mutant, mutation, sport, variation - (biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
2.freak - someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addictionfreak - 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"
enthusiast, partizan, partisan - an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
gym rat - someone who spends all leisure time playing sports or working out in a gymnasium or health spa
Verb1.freak - lose one's nerve; "When he saw the accident, he freaked out"
panic - be overcome by a sudden fear; "The students panicked when told that final exams were less than a week away"

freak

adjective
noun
1. (Informal) enthusiast, fan, nut (slang), addict, buff (informal), fanatic, devotee, fiend (informal), aficionado He's a self-starting computer freak.
2. aberration, eccentric, anomaly, abnormality, sport (Biology), monster, mutant, oddity, monstrosity, malformation, rara avis (Latin), queer fish (Brit. informal), teratism Not so long ago, transsexuals were regarded as freaks.
3. weirdo or weirdie, eccentric, crank (informal), oddity, case (informal), character (informal), nut (slang), flake (slang, chiefly U.S.), oddball (informal), nonconformist, screwball (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), odd fish (informal), kook (U.S. & Canad. informal), queer fish (Brit. informal) (informal) The cast consisted of a bunch of freaks and social misfits.
verb
1. (often with out) go crazy, snap, flip (slang), go berserk, go bananas (slang), fly off the handle (informal), throw a wobbly (slang), go off the deep end (informal), lose your mind, lose your cool (informal), go out of your mind, flip your lid (slang), go off your rocker (slang), behave in a wild way, go off your head (slang) I saw five cop cars pull in and I freaked.

freak

noun
1. Slang. A person who is ardently devoted to a particular subject or activity:
Informal: buff, fan, fiend.
Slang: nut.
2. An impulsive, often illogical turn of mind:
3. A person or animal that is abnormally formed:
Translations
إنسان شديد الحَماسغَريب، اسْتِثْنائي
abnormálnostfandamimořádný úkazneobvyklý
fanfreaknørdsjældensjældenhed
bolondja
maîur meî tiltekna dellunáttúruduttlungur; viîundur
kas pamišęs dėl ko norspašėltipatrakti
ar kaut ko pārmērīgi aizrāvies cilvēksdīvainībadīvainsfansuntums
vrtošivý
hastahilkat garibesitutkun

freak

[friːk]
A. N
1. (= person) → monstruo m, fenómeno m; (= plant, animal) → monstruo m; (= event) → anomalía f
a freak of natureun fenómeno de la naturaleza
the result was a freakel resultado fue totalmente anómalo
2. (= enthusiast) → fanático/a m/f, adicto/a m/f
health freakmaniático/a m/f en cuestión de salud
peace freakfanático/a m/f de la paz
see also Jesus B
B. ADJ (= abnormal) [storm, conditions] → anómalo, anormal; [victory] → inesperado
C. VI = freak out
D. VT = freak out
E. CPD freak show N (at circus etc) → espectáculo m de fenómenos de feria (fig) → espectáculo m de bichos raros
freak out
A. VI + ADV (= get excited) → flipar, alucinar; (on drugs) → viajar, flipar
B. VT + ADV (= frighten) → dejar helado
see also freak-out

freak

[ˈfriːk]
n
(= odd person) → bête f curieuse
(pejorative) (= fanatic) health freak → obsédé(e) m/f de la santé
fitness freak → sportif/ive m/f acharné(e)
(= abnormal person) (offensive)monstre m
adj (= very unusual) [event, action, accident] → insolite
vi [person] (= go crazy) → péter un plomb , péter un câble
freak out
vi [person] (= feel scared and disorientated) → flipper
vt
to freak sb out → déboussoler qn

freak

n
(= abnormal plant)Missbildung f; (= person, animal)Missgeburt f, → Missbildung f; freak of natureLaune fder Natur
(= abnormal event)außergewöhnlicher Zufall; (= snowstorm etc)Anomalie f
(dated sl: = hippy) → ausgeflippter Typ (sl)
(inf) jazz/movie freakJazz-/Kinofreak m (inf); health/fitness freakGesundheits-/Fitnessfreak m (inf)
(inf: = weird person) → Irre(r) mf; he looked at me as though I were some sort of freaker sah mich an, als ob ich vom Mond wäre
adj weather, conditionsanormal, abnorm; waveungewöhnlich hoch; stormungewöhnlich stark; accident, errorverrückt; victory, goalüberraschend; (Statistics) valuesextrem
vi (inf)ausflippen (inf)

freak

[friːk]
1. n (abnormal, person) → fenomeno da baraccone; (animal, plant) → mostro; (event) → avvenimento eccezionale (fam) (enthusiast) → fanatico/a
a freak of nature → un capriccio della natura
the result was a freak → il risultato è stato un caso eccezionale
health freak (fam) → salutista m/f
2. adj (storm, conditions) → anormale; (victory) → inatteso/a
freak out vi + adv (fam) (get angry) → uscire dai gangheri; (get excited) → andare su di giri; (on drugs) → andare fuori di testa

freak

(friːk) noun
1. an unusual or abnormal event, person or thing. A storm as bad as that one is a freak of nature; (also adjective) a freak result.
2. a person who is wildly enthusiastic about something. a film-freak.
freak out to become very excited, especially because of having taken drugs (noun ˈfreak-out)

freak

n (vulg) monstruo; vi to — out (fam) agitarse, trastornarse, reaccionar de una manera exagerada
References in classic literature ?
And in this matter I am, as I said, a freak--a freak of heredity.
I must again, at the risk of boring, repeat that I am, in this one thing, to be considered a freak.
I s'pose you wondered what his object was in turning himself into a sort of dime museum freak.
Every freak of prodigality was indulged to its fullest extent, and in a little while most of the trappers, having squandered away all their wages, and perhaps run knee-deep in debt, were ready for another hard campaign in the wilderness.
Call it a freak or fancy; worth trying perhaps as a bold experiment, and worth nothing more.
But while she said it, Pearl laughed, and began to dance up and down with the humoursome gesticulation of a little imp, whose next freak might be to fly up the chimney.
In other words, it is my belief that the first man was a freak of nature--nor would one have to draw over-strongly upon his credulity to be convinced that Gr-gr-gr and his tribe were also freaks.
From these and their degraded slaves and a later intermixture of the blood of the anthropoids sprung the gnarled men of Opar; but by some queer freak of fate, aided by natural selection, the old Atlantean strain had remained pure and undegraded in the females descended from a single princess of the royal house of Atlantis who had been in Opar at the time of the great catastrophe.
He was one of those originals which nature sometimes invents in the freak of a moment, and of which she then breaks the mould.
To say truth, there is no end to her freaks whenever she is disposed to gratify or displease.
In spite of his assertion to the contrary, she was firmly persuaded that he was as much a Christian as she, and indeed a far better one; and all that he said about it was simply one of his absurd masculine freaks, just as he would say about her broderie anglaise that good people patch holes, but that she cut them on purpose, and so on.
This dignitary proved to be an old sailor, by the name of John Young; who, after being tossed about the seas like another Sinbad, had, by one of the whimsical freaks of fortune, been elevated to the government of a savage island.