freakish freakish

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) changeable
  2. (adj) characteristic of a freak
  3. (adj) conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual

Usage(s):

  1. It's freakish news, and it's brutal.
  2. But instead of causing pain or sores or even death, the infection results in freakish deformities of varying degrees.
  3. He pumped up to a freakish 209 lbs.

News

  • Stealing the Burglar Look From Pussy Riot

    “Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer,” a documentary broadcast on HBO, was a forceful reminder that no item of clothing is too freakish, goony or subversively charged to be hijacked by the style tribes.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "I know I'm a terrible hitter," Myers said, "but I really can't explain it. It was like one of those freakish things that I was able to lay off some good pitches that he made and extend his pitch count."
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: Brett Myers Source: MLB.com

  2. "It's the great thing about this game," Nets Coach Lawrence Frank said. "These players are so talented, they make freakish shots. Not that it'sa rehearsed shot. I don't know if Devin's doing it in the gym, but the basketball gods were with us...
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Lawrence Frank Source: New York Times

  3. "I am quite shocked and distressed at Steve Irwin's sudden, untimely and freakish death," Mr Howard told reporters.
    on Sep 4, 2006 By: John Howard Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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