Freight vs. Fright

Freight vs. Fright — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Freight and Fright

Freightnoun

Goods carried by a vessel or vehicle, especially by a commercial carrier; cargo.

Frightnoun

Sudden intense fear, as of something immediately threatening.

Freightnoun

A burden; a load.

Frightnoun

(Informal) Something extremely unsightly, alarming, or strange

Brush your hair.you look a fright.

Freightnoun

Commercial transportation of goods.

Frightverb

To frighten.

Freightnoun

The charge for transporting goods. Also called freightage.

Frightnoun

A state of terror excited by the sudden appearance of danger; sudden and violent fear, usually of short duration; a sudden alarm.

Freightnoun

A railway train carrying goods only.

Frightnoun

Anything strange, ugly or shocking, producing a feeling of alarm or aversion.

Freightverb

To convey commercially as cargo.

Frightverb

To frighten.

Freightverb

To load with goods to be transported.

Frightadjective

(rare) frightened; afraid; affright

Freightverb

To imbue with a specified element or elements

freighted her words with innuendo.

Frightnoun

an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)

Freightnoun

Payment for transportation.

The freight was more expensive for cars than for coal.

Frightverb

cause fear in;

The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me

Freightnoun

Goods or items in transport.

The freight shifted and the trailer turned over on the highway.

Freightnoun

Transport of goods.

They shipped it ordinary freight to spare the expense.

Freightnoun

(figurative) Cultural or emotional associations.

A wedding ring is small, but it has massive emotional freight.

Freightverb

(transitive) To transport (goods).

Freightverb

To load with freight. Also figurative.

Freightnoun

goods carried by a large vehicle

Freightnoun

transporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates

Freightnoun

the charge for transporting something by common carrier;

we pay the freightthe freight rate is usually cheaper

Freightverb

transport commercially as cargo

Freightverb

load with goods for transportation