from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Strange or unusual; freakish.
- adj. Slang Frightening.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. resembling a freak
- adj. odd; bizarre; unusual
- adj. scary; frightening
- adj. sexually deviant
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. markedly unusual or abnormal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Given to freaks; capricious; whimsical.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. strange and somewhat frightening
- adj. conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
Sorry, no etymologies found.
As for use of the term "freaky boy," Savage insisted it wasn't meant in a derogatory fashion.
But is it just me that, when hearing rappers in songs talking about getting "freaky" or getting their "freak" on or bringing out the "freak" in a woman, thinks, "*YAWN* That's what you call freaky!"
For those of you who can't watch, here's a summary: Arquette explains that he and his "wife" (see what I mean about awkward?) like to engage in freaky sex acts involving dressing up in head-to-toe bunny costumes.
And how freaky is it to be voluntarily spreading ads to people?
How freaky is it that we both posted reviews of the same book on our blogs on the same day?
If you have to double down on anything, do it on 'freaky' -- like moose hunting.
Sergey Maximishin's pictures of Russia are incredible, from the kitschy to the haunting to the just plain freaky.
I'm not sure how to describe Diatom other than to say it's pretty effin 'freaky.
It looks perfectly freaky, which is what it's all about for me.
And the observation in "Freakonomics" is by the terms of the authors freaky, that is, not the normal way people talk about such things.