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noun as in something, someone very abnormal

noun as in quirk, whim

noun as in person enthused about something

verb as in become extraordinarily upset

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Example Sentences

Still, fans can’t help but happily freak out that Janet Hubert, the actress who played the original Aunt Viv in the ’90s series, was included in the festivities.

Two weeks ago, after freak lightning strikes torched Northern California but before the inferno of Labor Day weekend had begun, a friend called to talk, like you do when the world is turning to crap and nothing is stable or makes sense.

In a matter of weeks, California has been hit with two record-breaking heat waves, hundreds of blazes, freak lightning storms and dangerously poor air quality.

From Fortune

People freak out if there’s a single bad day whereas in the past there was a little more leniency.

From Digiday

People also can’t tell if you have a mask when it’s hiding in your pocket, so you could freak out an immunocompromised hiker or runner.

Really, is it any wonder that fluoride should freak people out?

They had a freak-out moment and destroyed some source material.

I was already a full-blown movie freak by the time I was in 8th grade.

And in a culture as paranoid as ours, we freak out about them all the time.

After her husband dies in a freak accident, Regal moves to Tel Aviv.

But to others it was only a freak of the lad's imagination, which had been much influenced by the reading of romances.

Another contributory source to this oddest freak of my life was the terms on which I had returned to the college.

A child born with three legs is a freak of nature, a monstrosity, yet it sometimes appears.

The Druggists Circular is to be congratulated on exposing this latest pharmaceutical freak.

By some freak of nature here was a place where the breed ran to high blood.


On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to freak, such as: aberration, anomaly, geek, monster, mutant, and weirdo.

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