a person having a strong need for control over people or situations.
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- control chart,
- control column,
- control commands,
- control electrode,
- control experiment,
- control freakery,
- control grid,
- control group,
- control key,
- control panel
Origin of control freak
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a person with an obsessive need to be in control of what is happening
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