control freak

noun
|Updated on: 10 Jun 2018

Definition of control freak

: a person whose behavior indicates a powerful need to control people or circumstances in everyday matters

Examples of control freak in a Sentence

  1. My boss is a real control freak.

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First Known Use of control freak

1970

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Definition of control freak for English Language Learners

  • : a person who has a strong need to control people or how things are done


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