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freak

adjective

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freak

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1 a person, thing, or event that is far from normal
  • that snowstorm in April was a freak, since our weather is usually much balmier by then

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2 a person with a strong and habitual liking for something
  • I'm a hockey freak

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3 a sudden impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action
  • suddenly had the bizarre freak to take a road trip across the country

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4 slang a person who regularly uses drugs especially illegally
  • he knew that he'd never get his life in order if he continued to hang out with the crystal meth freaks

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The first known use of freak was in 1563

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“Freak.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/freak. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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