\ˈfrē-kē \
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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Creating a flawlessly freaky look with face paint doesn't have to be scary — there are tons of easy Halloween makeup tutorials out there. Ramona Emerson, Allure, "How to Remove Your Halloween Makeup and Face Paint Without Wrecking Your Skin," 15 Oct. 2018 Appearing on Watch What Happens Live, Chrissy was asked by a caller how freaky the couple got the night of John’s impressive win. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Celebrated His EGOT Win in The Least Wild Way Possible," 25 Sep. 2018 All this devil adoration lends Sabrina nicely to some pretty harrowing imagery—from freaky demons to possessed faces—but that isn't the most unnerving part of the show. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Is Dark and Scary, But Not in the Way You Think," 26 Oct. 2018 So what's the deal with all the freaky futuristic accessories? Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kim Kardashian and Chrissy Teigen Just Got Accessories 'Implanted' Into Their Skin," 28 Aug. 2018 And that means diving headfirst into costume planning, treat buying and baking, and all sorts of festive and freaky decorating. Emma Sarran Webster, Teen Vogue, "The Best Halloween Decorations Under $50," 9 Aug. 2018 Parasites in general are a disturbing thought, but for some reason tapeworms are especially freaky—hence the Internet firestorm over NHL prospect Carson Meyer. Maria Masters,, "Every Question You Were Afraid to Ask About Tapeworms, Answered," 24 May 2018 But now, the first test of a new full color, 3D x-ray machine has been conducted on a human, and the results are revolutionary and freaky at the same time, reports Kristin Houser at Futurism. Jason Daley, Smithsonian, "Check Out These Awesome New 3D, Full-Color X-Rays," 13 July 2018 Were the Ant-Man scenes or Giant-Man scenes more freaky to film? Jon Niccum, kansascity, "KC's Paul Rudd opens up about his superpowers: Ant-Man, Big Slick and eternal youth," 5 July 2018

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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

: strange or unusual

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to make faulty or ineffective

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