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freaky (adj.)

1824, "capricious, whimsical," from freak (n.) + -y (2). Psychedelic sense is from 1966. Related: Freakiness.

updated on January 05, 2015

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Definitions of freaky from WordNet

freaky (adj.)
strange and somewhat frightening;
the whole experience was really freaky
freaky (adj.)
conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual;
Synonyms: bizarre / eccentric / freakish / flaky / flakey / gonzo / off-the-wall / outlandish / outre
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