freak´ish|ness

freak´ish|ness
freak|ish «FREE kihsh», adjective.
1. full of freaks; very queer or unusual: »

The famous actress had a freakish disposition.

2. capricious; whimsical: »

the bounds of freakish youth (William Cowper).

3. of the nature of a freak; queer; grotesque: »

Some forms of cactus appear freakish.

freak´ish|ly, adverb.
freak´ish|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • freak|i|ness — «FREE kee nihs», noun. the state or quality of being freaky or freakish …   Useful english dictionary

  • freak´ish|ly — freak|ish «FREE kihsh», adjective. 1. full of freaks; very queer or unusual: »The famous actress had a freakish disposition. 2. capricious; whimsical: »the bounds of freakish youth (William Cowper). 3. of the nature of a freak; queer; …   Useful english dictionary

  • freak|ish — «FREE kihsh», adjective. 1. full of freaks; very queer or unusual: »The famous actress had a freakish disposition. 2. capricious; whimsical: »the bounds of freakish youth (William Cowper). 3. of the nature of a freak; queer; …   Useful english dictionary

  • freak·ish — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ish — ish·er·wood; ish·kash·mi; ish·kyl·dite; ish·ma·el; ish·ma·el·ite; ish·ma·el·it·ish; ish·ma·el·it·ish; is·land·ish; ivory tower·ish; jad·ish; jew·ish·ness; jin·go·ish; kent·ish; kent·ish·man; kick·ish; kit·ten·ish; knav·ish; knav·ish·ly;… …   English syllables

  • ness — ness·ber·ry; ness·ler·iza·tion; ness·ler·ize; ness·ler s; new·fan·gled·ness; new·ness; news·i·ness; nice·ness; nig·gard·li·ness; nig·gard·ness; nigh·ness; nip·pi·ness; no·ble·ness; nois·i·ness; non·cha·lant·ness; north·er·li·ness; north·ness;… …   English syllables

  • freak — freak·ish; freak; freak·ery; freak·i·ness; freak·ing; freak·ish·ly; freak·ish·ness; …   English syllables

  • freakishness — freak·ish·ness …   English syllables

  • freakish — freak•ish [[t]ˈfri kɪʃ[/t]] adj. 1) unusual; odd; grotesque: a freakish appearance[/ex] 2) whimsical; capricious: freakish changes[/ex] • Etymology: 1645–55 freak′ish•ly, adv. freak′ish•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • Freakish — Freak ish, a. Apt to change the mind suddenly; whimsical; capricious. [1913 Webster] It may be a question whether the wife or the woman was the more freakish of the two. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] Freakish when well, and fretful when she s sick.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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