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Definition of "freakish" []

  • Markedly unusual or abnormal; strange: freakish weather; a freakish combination of styles. (adjective)
  • Relating to or being a freak: a freakish extra toe. (adjective)
  • Capricious or whimsical. (adjective)

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 "freakish" in a sentence
  • "The only honest information would have been that about 97 percent of the world’s relevant scientists overwhelming agree that climate change couldn’t be more real and is a genuine danger to humanity and the planet -- and that the evidence is all around us in freakish weather, rising oceans, melting arctic ice and glaciers, shifting habitats, and more."
  • "Most of them look severely constipated or just plain freakish."
  • "What could only be described as a freakish deflection not only took it the six yards to Dida's goal, but right in the bottom corner, giving the Brazilian no chance of keeping it out."