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Definition of freak verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

freak

 verb
verb
NAmE//frik//
 
[intransitive, transitive] (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they freak
 
he / she / it freaks
 
past simple freaked
 
-ing form freaking
 
 
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if someone freaks or if something freaks them, they react very strongly to something that makes them suddenly feel shocked, surprised, frightened, etc. freak (out) My parents really freaked when they saw my hair. freak somebody (out) Snakes really freak me out.
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