freakish

[ free-kish ]
/ ˈfri kɪʃ /

adjective

queer; odd; unusual; grotesque: a freakish appearance.
whimsical; capricious: freakish behavior.

Origin of freakish

First recorded in 1645–55; freak1 + -ish1
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British Dictionary definitions for freakish

freakish

/ (ˈfriːkɪʃ) /

adjective

of, related to, or characteristic of a freak; abnormal or unusual
unpredictable or changeablefreakish weather
Derived Formsfreakishly, adverbfreakishness, noun
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Word Origin and History for freakish

freakish


adj.

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

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