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Definition of "freak-out" []

  • Slang An experience of frightening feelings or hallucinations, especially as a result of taking a drug. (noun)
  • Slang An experience or scene of unrestrained excitement or irrational behavior. (noun)
  • Slang One having such an experience or participating in such a scene. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "freak-out" in a sentence
  • "Have your “freak-out”, learn from it, get over it, and move forward with vigor and a deep intention to enjoy each day to the fullest."
  • "So, what if you are not able to avoid a “freak-out”?"
  • "In following these three simple steps you will attack the onset of the “freak-out” and you will be in a proactive state of mind."