Definition of 'freak'
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He is known to be a control freak and something of a clean freak. Times, Sunday Times (2016)From a nation of tea drinkers to a nation of health freaks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was just a freak accident. The Sun (2016)He is also a control freak. Times, Sunday Times (2017)That's the control freak in them. Times, Sunday Times (2017)To me it's a freak accident that should not have happened and it was not dealt with in the right way. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I'd like to freak a few people out. The Sun (2016)Trying to control a control freak is like fighting over the steering wheel in a moving car. Christianity Today (2000)There is still an element of the control freak about her. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This house fire was a freak accident but was not unique. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Burnley went in front with a freak own goal after eight minutes. The Sun (2011)What if we got struck by a freak wave? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Have we ended up on a holiday for health freaks? Times, Sunday Times (2007)You just get these freak results sometimes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But she says it had a positive effect by turning her into a fitness freak. The Sun (2012)Police are treating it as a freak accident. The Sun (2013)It was just a freak goal. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For years, no one has known how many people suffer this freak hair loss. Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)The chances of such a freak storm surge is put at once in 1,000 years. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I think it freaked her out a bit. The Sun (2010)MOST people would freak out at seeing their own voodoo doll. The Sun (2014)Poor countries, often worst hit by freak weather, are least likely to benefit from insurance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'freak'
British English: freak ADJECTIVE
A freak event or action is one that is a very unusual or extreme example of its type.
He broke his leg in a freak accident playing golf.
British English: freak NOUN
If you describe someone as a particular kind of freak, you are emphasizing that they are very enthusiastic about a thing or activity.
Oat bran became the darling of health freaks last year.
Definition of freak from the Collins English Dictionary
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