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FREAK

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does freak mean? 

FREAK (noun)
  The noun FREAK has 2 senses:

1. a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
2. someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

  Familiarity information: FREAK used as a noun is rare.


FREAK (verb)
  The verb FREAK has 1 sense:

1. lose one's nerve

  Familiarity information: FREAK used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FREAK (noun)


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Meaning:

A person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

monstrosity; lusus naturae; freak; monster

Hypernyms ("freak" is a kind of...):

mutant; mutation; sport; variation ((biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "freak"):

leviathan (the largest or most massive thing of its kind)


Sense 2freak [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

addict; freak; junkie; junky; nut

Context examples:

a golf addict / a car nut / a bodybuilding freak / a news junkie

Hypernyms ("freak" is a kind of...):

enthusiast; partisan; partizan (an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "freak"):

gym rat (someone who spends all leisure time playing sports or working out in a gymnasium or health spa)


FREAK (verb)


Sense 1freak [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lose one's nerve

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

freak; freak out; gross out

Context example:

When he saw the accident, he freaked out

Hypernyms (to "freak" is one way to...):

panic (be overcome by a sudden fear)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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