a person having a strong need for control over people or situations.
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How to use control freak in a sentence
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As Bree is meticulously polishing her silver, she dissolves from control freak into grieving widow.
control freak that you are, you tend to keep yourself on this side of self-destruction.
And Jobs was a control freak who cowed his executives and micromanaged everything down to the plastic covers on the iPads.
Les Grossman taps into a giant part of how Cruise actually comes off in the press—Empire control freak at its most monstrous.
British Dictionary definitions for control freak
a person with an obsessive need to be in control of what is happening
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