freak freak  /f ˈrik/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
  2. (n) someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
  3. (v) lose one's nerve

Usage(s):

  • Michelle stint as a sports anchor came to an abrupt end when she tragically died in a freak accident in the golf course.

News

  1. Boy, 9, Dies in Freak Accident At His Home

    A 9-year-old Bartow boy died Tuesday after a freak accident in his family's home.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Lakeland Ledger

  2. Mortgage Freak Out: Fed Will Not Let Mortgage Rates Go to Six Percent

    Everyone is FREAKED OUT about the possibility that mortgage rates--which are roughly tied to 10-year Treasury yields--could go through the roof. How much? They're four percent now, but everyone is concerned they could go to six percent
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CNBC

  3. Top Lehigh Valley events: Freak Out fest, Island Jams in Alley, Rob Stoneback

    ALLENTOWN FREAK OUT        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

Quotes

  1. "It was one of those freak things, I don't think you can criticise the keeper. People have been talking about the ball and it is tricky," said Gerrard. "Rob will learn from this and he might make an important save that wins us a match. We're...
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Steven Gerrard Source: AsiaOne

  2. "This is another injury, and it's a freak one again," Zumaya said. "I guess I'm just a freak."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Joel Zumaya Source: The Associated Press

  3. "That part's tough," Pedroia said. "Freak accidents happen. We'll wait for everybody to get back healthy and we'll take off. We've got a lot of really good players. Hopefully we'll be fine."
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Dustin Pedroia Source: Lewiston Sun Journal

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