Definition of freak adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//friːk//
; NAmE NAmE//friːk//
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[only before noun] (of an event or the weather) very unusual and unexpected a freak accident/storm/occurrence freak weather conditions Word Originmid 16th cent. (originally meaning a whim or sudden change of mind): probably from a dialect word.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: freak