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Very odd, strange, or eccentric.‘a freaky coincidence’
strange, peculiar, odd, bizarre, queer, curious, funny, eccentric, outlandish, offbeat, off-centreView synonyms
- ‘It was pretty good, but my oh my, were there some freaky people there!’
- ‘We have no idea what sort of cactus it is - but it's really freaky because you can almost sit and watch these things grow.’
- ‘Just hearing they found the car that was hijacked in the garage where I park my car is a little freaky.’
- ‘Yes I think when you do go overseas you realise how freaky this country is.’
- ‘I almost blacked out again just as he left which was kind of freaky since I had been feeling much better up till then.’
- ‘If they are so concerned about our image in the eyes of the world, then I say we should show the world just how freaky we can get.’
- ‘This news is both very exciting and strangely freaky at the same time.’
- ‘In any event, it was quite freaky having the building and our desks shake around like that.’
- ‘He still loves her but he's bothered by her strange ramblings particularly the freaky nightmares.’
- ‘Well, I guess life sometime just deals us these freaky thunderbolts out of a blue sky.’
- ‘Even though he's creepy and stalkerish and freaky I have a soft spot for him.’
- ‘I crashed on the futon, and I kind of had some freaky dreams sleeping in a new place.’
- ‘Towards the end of the night I took to sporting a rather freaky mask and petrifying the remaining guests.’
- ‘Let's face it, the human body is an extremely freaky thing and we are in denial about this so that we can get on with our lives.’
- ‘The intention was to evoke an unreal elsewhere, an imaginary place both freaky and familiar.’
- ‘Or is it just a freaky coincidence that these two people look and act very, very much alike?’
- ‘So the number of people who wanted to just be able to see him - that's a pretty freaky thing.’
- ‘It was a very grey, freaky and realistic glimpse in to the not so distant future.’
- ‘They're an international organization with some pretty freaky beliefs.’
- ‘It's really freaky and it has a really different twist than what people will know from my previous work.’
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