freak
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freak(
frik
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (abnormal specimen)
a. el monstruo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The villagers ran away when the freak appeared.Los aldeanos huyeron cuando apareció el monstruo.
b. el fenómeno
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
Society shunned him for being a freak.La sociedad lo marginaba por ser un fenómeno.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(enthusiast)
a. el fanático
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la fanática
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My little brother is a computer freak who never leaves his room.Mi hermanito es un fanático de las computadoras que nunca sale de su cuarto.
b. el loco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la loca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Football freaks will be delighted with the upcoming World Cup.Los locos del fútbol estarán encantados con la inminente Copa del Mundo.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(weird person)
a. el bicho raro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la bicho raro
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The new kid is a freak. He only wears black, and doesn't talk to anybody.El chico nuevo es un bicho raro. Solo se viste de negro y no habla con nadie.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to act scared)
a. entrar el pánico
Linda freaked when she heard his son had an accident.A Linda le entró el pánico cuando se enteró de que su hijo tuvo un accidente.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to become angy)
a. ponerse hecho una furia
Mom will freak when she sees what you've done.Mamá se pondrá hecha una furia cuando vea lo que has hecho.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (unexpected)
a. inesperado
A freak storm hit the city.Una tormenta inesperada azotó la ciudad.
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freak
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (strange being)
a. el engendro m, monstruo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
by a freak of fortunepor un capricho del destino
freak showespectáculo que consiste en exhibir a personas con extrañas anomalías físicas
freak stormtormenta inesperada
2. (enthusiast)
a. el fanático(a)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la fanático(a)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
jazz/film freakfanático(a) del jazz/cine
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freak [friːk]
noun
1 (person) monstruo (m); fenómeno (m); (plant, animal) monstruo (m); (event) anomalía (f)
a freak of nature un fenómeno de la naturaleza; the result was a freak el resultado fue totalmente anómalo
2 (enthusiast) fanáticoafanática (m) (f);a fanática adictoaadicta (m) (f);a adicta
health freak maniáticoamaniática (m) (f) en cuestión de salud;a maniática peace freak fanáticoafanática (m) (f) de la paz;a fanática
adjective
(abnormal) [+storm, conditions] anómalo; anormal; [+victory] inesperado;
intransitive verb
transitive verb
modifier
freak show (n) (at circus etc) espectáculo (m) de fenómenos de feria
...Siamese twins who spent their early lives touring as part of a freak show I've been in the fashion business for years and I've never seen such a freak show
espectáculo (m) de bichos raros (informal)
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Phrases with "freak"
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freak out
alucinar
freak-out
el numerito
freak in bed
loco en la cama
control freak
el obsesivo
fitness freak
fanático del ejercicio
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