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freak of nature

Something or someone that is unusual, rare, or abnormal in some way; beyond or outside the natural world. The goat they have at the circus sideshow is a real freak of nature, it was born with two heads! He can lift over 500 pounds in the gym, he's like some freak of nature.
See also: freak, nature, of

control freak

Someone who has an obsessive or compulsive need to control every aspect of a situation and/or the ways in which others act. My father can be such a control freak sometimes, always dictating how I should be living my life. Janice is a real control freak—she wouldn't even let me help her vacuum the carpet!
See also: control, freak

fly (one's) freak flag

slang To behave in or embrace an unusual, unconventional, or uninhibited manner or mode of being. My parents are rather conservative, so it's liberating to be in college where I can fly the freak flag without worrying about their reprisals. My favorite music tends to come from artists who aren't afraid to fly their freak flags a bit.
See also: flag, fly, freak

freak flag

Any unconventional, nonconformist, or uninhibited behavior, convictions, opinions, or lifestyle choices that are unique to an individual. My high school literature teacher taught me to always be true to myself and to wear my freak flag proudly.
See also: flag, freak

get (one's) freak on

1. To have sexual intercourse or a sexual experience. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I can always hear my neighbors getting their freak on next door—it's so embarrassing!
2. To dance, especially in a wild, crazy, or uninhibited manner. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. Come on everybody, get out on the dance floor and get your freak on!
3. To party, especially in a wild, crazy, or uninhibited manner. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. I can't wait for your house party this weekend—I really need to get my freak on!
4. To act or behave in a wild, crazy, or uninhibited manner. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. Jeff really got his freak on last night after a few too many beers.
See also: freak, get

freak out

(at someone or something) Go to freak out (over someone or something).
See also: freak, out

freak out

(on something) to lose control of one's mind because of something, usually a drug. She freaked out on the stuff she was smoking. She took some funny little pills and freaked out immediately.
See also: freak, out

freak out (over someone or something)

 and freak out (at someone or something)
to become very angry or lose control of one's mind because of someone or something that has happened. I absolutely freaked out over the whole business! Don't freak out at me!
See also: freak, out

freak someone out

to shock or disorient someone. The whole business freaked me out. I didn't mean to freak out everybody with the bad news.
See also: freak, out

freaked (out)

1. shocked; disoriented. (Sometimes used of the effects of drugs or alcohol.) I was too freaked out to reply. Man, was I freaked.
2. tired out; exhausted. I'm too freaked out to go on without some rest. The chick is really freaked. Let her rest.
See also: freak

freak (somebody) out

(slang) also freak out (somebody)
to become very excited or emotional There was a bomb scare at the school, and parents were freaking out about their kids' safety. Her latest album just freaked me out.
See also: freak, out

freak out

1. Experience or cause to experience hallucinations, paranoia, or other frightening feelings as a result of taking a mind-altering drug. For example, They were freaking out on LSD or some other drug. [Slang; mid-1960s]
2. Behave or cause to behave irrationally and uncontrollably, with enthusiasm, excitement, fear, or madness. For example, The band's wild playing made the audience freak out, or It was such a close accident, it really freaked me out, or She freaked out and ended up in the psychiatric ward. [Slang; 1960s] Also see flip one's lid; wig out.
See also: freak, out

freak out

v. Slang
1. To lose control of one's emotions: I freaked out when I saw my low test score.
2. To cause someone to lose control of his or her emotions: The dentist really freaked me out with that needle. The rock band freaked out the crowd when they started letting audience members onstage.
See also: freak, out

eagle freak

n. someone with strong concerns about the environment and conservation, especially the preservation of the eagle. (A play on eco freak.) The eagle freaks oppose building the dam.
See also: eagle, freak

eco freak

and eco nut (ˈiko frik and ˈiko nət)
n. someone with strong concerns about the environment and conservation. (Mildly derogatory. From ecology.) They call me an eco freak, which is okay by me. The eco freaks are protesting the tree trimming.
See also: eco, freak

freak mommy

n. a good-looking female. Sally is such a freak mommy. My eyes just water!
See also: freak

freak (out)

1. in. to panic; to lose control. I was so frightened, I thought I would freak.
2. n. a bad drug experience; a psychotic reaction to the drug LSD. (Drugs. Usually freak-out or freakout.) Some of them get turned off to drugs by a really good freakout.
3. n. a wild party of any type; any exciting happening. (Usually freak-out or freakout.) There is a big freak-out at Freddy’s joint tonight.
4. n. a freaked (out) person. (Usually freak-out or freakout.) Some poor freak-out sat in the corner and rocked.
See also: freak, out



freak someone out

tv. to shock or disorient someone. The whole business freaked me out.
See also: freak, out

freaked (out)

1. mod. shocked; disoriented. (Perhaps from drugs or alcohol.) I was too freaked out to reply.
2. mod. tired out; exhausted. I’m too freaked out to go on without some rest.
See also: freak, out


See also: freak


n. someone who is obsessed with copulation. (Taboo. Usually objectionable.) She is a hot little fuck-freak, and she’ll wear out any dude that takes her on.

garbage freak

and garbagehead
n. an addict who will take any drug. (Drugs.) They’re only teenagers and already they’re garbageheads. The garbageheads will take beans or anything else.
See also: freak, garbage

juice freak

n. someone who prefers alcohol to drugs. (Drugs.) Freddy is a juice freak. He won’t touch dolls.
See also: freak, juice

kick freak

n. a nonaddicted drug user. (Drugs.) Ernie used to be a kick freak, but all that has changed.
See also: freak, kick


and pill freak
n. a drug user who prefers drugs in pill or capsule form. (Drugs.) The police turned the juvenile “pillheads” over to their parents. You pill freaks should try some of this stuff.

pill freak

See also: freak, pill

speed freak

and speedhead
n. a drug user who injects methamphetamine; an amphetamine user. (Drugs and general slang.) Speed freaks, not heroin addicts, account for a high proportion of drug-related crime.
See also: freak, speed
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Sometimes it takes thinking like a freak to create the types of one-of-a-kind solutions that really make a difference, said Levitt and Dubner.
According to the brief synopsis of "American Horror Story" Season 4 final episode, "The Freaks rebel against new management.
who is a "collector of freaks,'' said Bassett, who continued, "(She) will do anything -- and I don't know what 'anything' might be -- to keep this dying cottage industry alive just a little bit longer.
If there are increasing signs of a leadership that deserves to be described as a control freak, you can be assured that the country is moving away from democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights and freedoms, towards tyranny and arbitrary rule.
One of my friends from stage school is in Freak so it will be great to be reunited on-screen.
But it is clear that the experience of being put through the freak show can throw even experienced, media-savvy candidates off their game.
You're only as electable as you look once you've been chewed up and spat out by the bloggers, cable-TV babblers, and talk-radio jocks who populate the Freak Show.
But show me a failing business and it's a fair bet you won't find a control freak with any managerial influence.
The book does a nice job of addressing the overuse of antimicrobial drugs; encourages even blatant germ freaks to save their money and not buy antimicrobial soap for everyday use; is loaded with useful tips for reducing your family's vulnerability to sharing bugs of all sorts; provides a quick overview of the transmission, symptoms, and incubation period of some of the most common bugs (influenza virus, norovirus, cold viruses, and E.
The materiality of the ticket, itself a reminder of viewership, opens up histories of cinematic racial spectacle, carnivals, and freak shows, providing an interpretative grid to read Demme's Beloved.
Logically, even though he was beaten a long way, Freak Occurence did as well at Newbury as could have been expected, finishing just a length behind Frank Sonata who was later successful in Listed grade and in front of high-grade handicappers like Jedburgh.
By all means, let your freak flag fly--but remember that you've got to buy the material somewhere.
In fact there is only one member of the troupe who is what would be considered a genuine freak - the rest are all man-made.
Freaks opens with a carnival barker who is displaying a sideshow freak.
A senior at Dimond High School in Anchorage, Alaska, initiated swing and salsa lessons when classmates said freak dancing was the only style they knew.