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freakish

[free-kish] /ˈfri kɪʃ/
adjective
1.
queer; odd; unusual; grotesque:
a freakish appearance.
2.
whimsical; capricious:
freakish behavior.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; freak1 + -ish1
Related forms
freakishly, adverb
freakishness, noun
unfreakish, adjective
unfreakishly, adverb
unfreakishness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for freakishly

freakish

/ˈfriːkɪʃ/
adjective
1.
of, related to, or characteristic of a freak; abnormal or unusual
2.
unpredictable or changeable: freakish weather
Derived Forms
freakishly, adverb
freakishness, noun
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Word Origin and History for freakishly

freakish

adj.

1650s, "capricious," from freak (n.) + -ish. Meaning "grotesque" is recorded from 1805. Related: Freakishly; freakishness.

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