freaking

[ free-king ]
/ ˈfri kɪŋ /

adjective, adverb Slang.

(used as an intensifier).

Origin of freaking

1965–70; freak1 + -ing2; euphemistically echoing frigging and fucking

Definition for freaking (2 of 3)

Origin of freak

1
1555–65; 1965–70 for def 6; perhaps akin to Old English frīcian to dance
Can be confusedfreak phreak

Definition for freaking (3 of 3)

freak

2
[ freek ]
/ frik /

verb (used with object)

to fleck, streak, or variegate: great splashes of color freaking the sky.

noun

a fleck or streak of color.

Origin of freak

2
apparently introduced by Milton in Lycidas (1637), perhaps as blend of freck to mark with spots (perhaps back formation from freckle) and streak
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British Dictionary definitions for freaking (1 of 3)

freaking

/ (ˈfriːkɪŋ) /

adjective, adverb (prenominal)

slang, mainly US (intensifier)his freaking mother; this is freaking weird

Word Origin for freaking

C20: euphemism for fucking

British Dictionary definitions for freaking (2 of 3)

freak

1
/ (friːk) /

noun

a person, animal, or plant that is abnormal or deformed; monstrosity
  1. an object, event, etc, that is abnormal or extremely unusual
  2. (as modifier)a freak storm
a personal whim or caprice
informal a person who acts or dresses in a markedly unconventional or strange way
informal a person who is obsessed with something specifieda jazz freak

verb

Word Origin for freak

C16: of obscure origin

British Dictionary definitions for freaking (3 of 3)

freak

2
/ (friːk) rare /

noun

a fleck or streak of colour

verb

(tr) to streak with colour; variegate

Word Origin for freak

C17: from earlier freaked, probably coined by Milton, based on streak 1 + obsolete freckt freckled; see freckle
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