\ ˈfrē-kē How to pronounce freaky (audio) \
freakier; freakiest

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freakiness noun

Examples of freaky in a Sentence

That book was kind of freaky. a freaky kid wearing a weird hat

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That mangy Scar, with his freaky jowls and Ejiofor’s vicious vocals, is the new poster boy for brutality. Brian Truitt, Detroit Free Press, "Visual majesty elevates live-action ‘Lion King’," 1 July 2019 Collins is still a freaky athlete, is well-versed in this defense, and will have the fiery Jerod Mayo in his corner. Jim Mcbride,, "With oodles of talent and depth, there will be plenty of interesting position battles during Patriots training camp," 22 July 2019 The main event is the parade that begins at dusk—think lavish floats and freaky costumes with that infamous, theatrical New Orleans flair. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, "24 Halloween Celebrations Across America to Spook Your Socks Off," 8 July 2019 These are not so much efforts to develop freaky Frankenfoods, but to help our food systems survive the new normal. Sean Illing, Vox, "The climate crisis and the end of the golden era of food choice," 24 June 2019 Popcorn Frights: The freaky Fort Lauderdale horror-film fest, returning to Savor Cinema this August, will bring snack-size versions of its nightmare fuel to Supercon. Phillip Valys,, "Florida Supercon 2019: Five events you can’t miss," 28 June 2019 And that’s troubling because if the goddamn Handmaid’s Tale doesn’t seem freaky to women, then lawmakers can go a long, long way in terms of repealing reproductive rights before people start rioting in the streets. Jennifer Wright, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kylie Jenner's Handmaid's Tale Party Sends a Terrifying Message," 12 June 2019 That was, frankly, a lot of freaky information to digest. Korin Miller, SELF, "When Is It OK to Get Your IUD Removed?," 12 Mar. 2019 But this year, Michele joined forces with makeup artist Thomas de Kluyver, marking an exciting, if not even freakier, new chapter. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "9 Beauty Trends That Blew Up on the Fall 2019 Runways," 8 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of freaky

1824, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of freaky

informal : strange or unusual

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to make or get by devious means

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