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[free-kish] /ˈfri kɪʃ/

queer; odd; unusual; grotesque:
a freakish appearance.
whimsical; capricious:
freakish behavior.
of, related to, or characteristic of a freak; abnormal or unusual
unpredictable or changeable: freakish weather

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


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