freaked

adjective \ ˈfrēkt \
variants: or freaked-out
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of freaked

informal
: feeling or showing extreme distress, astonishment, or discomposure
  • For those too freaked or tired to brave the mall, there are always catalogs.
  • —Stephanie Gutmann
  • With the last half of my sandwich trapped between my knees, I clung to the wheel, too freaked to do anything but hold my bug [=Volkswagen Beetle model of automobile] in its own lane.
  • —Bill Franzen
  • But the show's most enjoyable moments are more intimate, as he pulls off … intensely complicated tricks with coins and cards for suitably freaked-out bystanders.
  • —Tom Gliatto

First Known Use of freaked

1966


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