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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfreakfreak1 /friːk/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 ENTHUSIASTIC informal someone who is extremely interested in a particular subject so that other people think they are strange or unusual a fitness freak a religious freak a computer freak2 NORMALsomeone who is considered to be very strange because of the way they look, behave, or think syn weirdo These glasses make me look like a freak. Women who studied engineering used to be considered freaks.3 a control freak4 HB (also freak of nature)UNUSUAL something in nature that is very unusual Due to some freak of nature, it snowed in June.5 an unexpected and very unusual event By some freak of fate, he walked away from the crash completely unhurt. April’s sales figures were a freak.
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freakIf people can't put you into a category, they tend to just think of you as a freak.Jeez, they didn't have to put her in with a freak.And Magruder really was a card-carrying bicycle freak who had even ridden his 10-speed to the White House every day.The combine freaks pop up every year.Her husband's a control freak - he won't let her leave the house without him.Some bosses are control freaks, while others are too unclear about what they want and need from you.Raw vegetables and nuts have always been a favourite with health-food freaks.A brawler this is, an alley fighter, a hopped-up offensive gone freak.There were no obvious freaks, transvestites, monsters or exotic creatures.One Beatle's freak is reported to have paid $18,000 for Paul McCartney's birth certificate.By some freak of the acoustics his name seemed to echo round and round the chamber.The guy is probably just some freak who saw her on TV and decided he loves her.What was I doing consorting with these freaks?fitness freakArkwright Myers, a fifty-year-old fitness freak, introduces himself as the owner.