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freak

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of freak

  1. 1 a person, thing, or event that is far from normal <that snowstorm in April was a freak, since our weather is usually much balmier by then> Synonyms abnormality, anomaly, monster, monstrosity Related Words abortion, malformation, miscreation, mutant, mutation; character, crackbrain, crackpot, crank, eccentric, kook, nut, oddball, screwball, weirdo; aberrant, deviant; individualist, maverick, nonconformist; curiosity, peculiarity, singularity; aberration, exception, irregularity, oddity, rarity Near Antonyms sample, specimen; commonplace, usual Antonyms average, norm, normal, par, standard

  2. 2 a person with a strong and habitual liking for something <I'm a hockey freak> Synonyms addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fanatic, fancier, fiend, fool, fan, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, suckerRelated Words groupie; admirer, amateur, collector, connoisseur, dilettante; authority, expert; adherent, convert, cultist, disciple, follower, hanger-on, votary; advocate, apostle, backer, champion, evangelist, exponent, friend, patron, promoter, proponent, supporter; partisan (also partizan), zealot; booster, rooter, well-wisher; faddistNear Antonyms nonadmirer; belittler, carper, critic, detractorAntonyms nonfan

  3. 3 a sudden impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action <suddenly had the bizarre freak to take a road trip across the country> Synonyms bee, caprice, crank, fancy, whim, humor, kink, maggot, megrim, notion, vagary, vagrancy, whimsy (also whimsey)Related Words capriciousness, fancifulness, fantasy (also phantasy), freakishness, impetuosity, whimsicality; conceit; concept, conception, image, impression, mind's eye, picture, thought; brainstorm, inspiration

  4. 4 slang  a person who regularly uses drugs especially illegally <he knew that he'd never get his life in order if he continued to hang out with the crystal meth freaks> Synonyms addict, dopehead, druggie (also druggy), fiend, doper [slang], head, hophead [slang], hype [slang], junkie (also junky), stoner, userRelated Words acidhead, cokehead, crackhead, pothead, speed freak; burnoutAntonyms nonaddict, nonuser





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