Freak vs. Psycho

Freak vs. Psycho — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Freak and Psycho

Freaknoun

A thing or occurrence that is markedly unusual or irregular

A freak of nature produced the midsummer snow.

Psychonoun

A psychopath.

Freaknoun

An abnormally formed organism, especially one regarded as a curiosity.

Psychoadjective

Mentally deranged; crazy.

Freaknoun

A sudden capricious turn of mind; a whim

"The freaks of the psyche can no more be explained than the Devil" (Maurice Collis).

Psychoadjective

Psychotic, or otherwise insane.

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Freaknoun

A drug user or addict

a speed freak.

Psychonoun

A person who is psychotic or otherwise insane.

The loony bin up on the hill is full of psychos.

Freaknoun

An eccentric or nonconformist person, especially a member of a counterculture.

Psychonoun

A person who acts in a bizarre or dangerous manner.

She complained that he was a psycho for driving at such a high speed in heavy traffic.

Freaknoun

An enthusiast

rock music freaks.

Psychonoun

(informal) A class, at a college or university, in which psychology is taught.

I've got anthro, socio, lunch, and psycho.
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Freaknoun

A fleck or streak of color.

Psychonoun

a person afflicted with psychosis

Freakadjective

Highly unusual or irregular

a freak accident.a freak storm.

Freakverb

To experience or cause to experience frightening hallucinations or feelings of paranoia, especially as a result of taking a drug. Often used with out.

Freakverb

To behave or cause to behave irrationally and uncontrollably. Often used with out.

Freakverb

To become or cause to become greatly excited or upset. Often used with out.

Freakverb

To speckle or streak with color

"the white Pink, and the Pansy freaked with jet" (John Milton).

Freaknoun

A sudden causeless change or turn of the mind; a whim of fancy; a capricious prank; a vagary or caprice.

Freaknoun

Someone or something that is markedly unusual or unpredictable.

Freaknoun

A hippie.

Freaknoun

A drug addict.

Freaknoun

(of a person) A nonconformist, especially in appearance, social behavior, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or business practices; an oddball, especially in physiology (i.e., "circus freak"); unique, sometimes in a displeasing way.

Freaknoun

(bodybuilding) A person whose physique has grown far beyond the normal limits of muscular development; often a bodybuilder weighing more than 120 kilos (260 pounds).

Freaknoun

An enthusiast, or person who has an obsession with, or extreme knowledge of, something.

Bob's a real video-game freak. He owns every games console of the last ten years.

Freaknoun

A very sexually perverse individual.

She's a freak in the sack!

Freaknoun

(dated) A streak of colour; variegation.

Freaknoun

A man, particularly a bold, strong, vigorous man.

Freaknoun

A fellow; a petulant young man.

Freakverb

(transitive) To make greatly distressed and/or a discomposed appearance

Freakverb

(transitive) To be placed or place someone under the influence of a psychedelic drug

Freakverb

(transitive) To streak; to variegate

Freakverb

(intransitive) To experience reality withdrawal, or hallucinations (nightmarish), to behave irrational or unconventional due to drug use.

Freakverb

(intransitive) To react extremely or irrationally, usually under distress or discomposure

Freakadjective

strange, weird, unexpected

Freaknoun

a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed

Freaknoun

someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction;

a golf addicta car nuta news junkie

Freakverb

lose one's nerve;

When he saw the accident, he freaked out