\ 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
Recent Examples on the Web Are there any undiscovered psychedelic molecules hidden inside those freaky fungi? Olivia Goldhill, Quartz, "The world’s first magic mushroom research center is launching in Jamaica," 19 Sep. 2019 Brady immediately mentions Crazy Frog, that freaky little CGI creature with aviator goggles. Washington Post, "This chaotic duo sounds like nothing and everything you’ve ever heard," 28 Dec. 2019 There's something edgy and freaky about it a little bit. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, "Comic-Con: 'The Witcher,' 'Dark Crystal' vie to be Netflix's 'Game of Thrones'," 19 July 2019 Love the artwork on your book cover, with the dangerous looking senorita along with freaky birds and trees you're known for. Matt Wake |, al, "The secrets of Drive-By Truckers’ trippy album covers," 19 Dec. 2019 The tactic most employed by Disney, the imperial overlord Universal's bravely going up against with this freaky little musical (note this week's skip it), has been to pursue photorealism in its animated productions. Isaac Feldberg, Fortune, "What to Watch (and Skip) In Theaters and on Netflix This Weekend," 18 Dec. 2019 Don’t the filmmakers know that the Dolemite movies were popular while Ed Woods’s films were freaky sub-camp curiosities? Armond White, National Review, "Dolemite Is My Name Honors a Surprising Cultural Pioneer," 8 Nov. 2019 Halloween is a much more Tool-like holiday though, evident by the visuals Thursday, which included footage of a vein being pulled out of a person’s neck, an eyeball with tentacles popping out of a cockroach and other freaky scenes. Piet Levy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Tool channel demons — and Dwight Schrute — at intense Halloween show at Milwaukee's Fiserv Forum," 1 Nov. 2019 Gliese 436 b is a totally freaky planet covered in burning ice. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "NASA Celebrates Halloween With These Interstellar Horror Posters," 31 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of freaky

1824, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jan 2020

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“Freaky.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of freaky

informal : strange or unusual

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out of the ordinary or unreasonable

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