Definition of freakish in English:

freakish

Syllabification: freak·ish
Pronunciation: /ˈfrēkiSH
 
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adjective

  • 1Bizarre or grotesque; abnormal: freakish and mischievous elves
  • 1.1Capricious or whimsical; unpredictable: freakish weather
    More example sentences
    • Look at the havoc that has been wreaked by unusually strong storms and freakish weather events all over the globe in recent years.
    • This will seem very strange and freakish at first but after a few times you will get used to it and gradually come to enjoy it.
    • Temperatures are not rising evenly, but rather we are going to be subjected to increasingly freakish weather, like this summer's unbearable heat waves.

Derivatives

freakishly

adverb
More example sentences
  • I assumed he was just as freakishly strange as the rest of Robin's disorganized family.
  • Apparently, I'm very good, but she was freakishly amazing.
  • I'm not a freak about things being sterilized or freakishly clean.

freakishness

noun
More example sentences
  • Long gone (and permanently too, I hope) are the circus performances involving performing animals and horrific displays of human freakishness.
  • It only seems right that a group that has so wholeheartedly celebrated the high freakishness of America should turn out to be freaks themselves.
  • After all, anyone who actually makes us feel proud of our freakishness is, I think, worth listening to.

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