Eccentric and Freak


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Eccentric adjective – Different from the ordinary in a way that causes curiosity or suspicion.
Usage example: his eccentric decorating style isn't going over well with the neighbors

Freak is a synonym for eccentric in oddball topic. In some cases you can use "Freak" instead the word "Eccentric" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like unusual, bizarre, crank. informal substitute
Nearby Words: eccentricity, eccentrically, eccentrical
Synonyms for Eccentric


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Freak adjective – Being out of the ordinary.
Usage example: even weather forecasters seemed surprised by the freak hailstorm

Eccentric is a synonym for freak in oddity topic. You can use "Eccentric" instead the word "Freak" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as aberration, weirdo or weirdie.
Nearby Words: freakish, freaky, freaked, freaking, freakishly
Synonyms for Freak

How words are described

old old eccentric old freak
complete complete eccentric complete freak
true true eccentric true freak
little little eccentric little freak
Other adjectives: useless, weird, mindless.

Things that words describes

cast eccentric cast freak cast
assistant eccentric assistant freak assistant
behavior eccentric behavior freak behavior

Both words in one sentence

  • Chiaki from Nodame Cantabile is a perfectionistic neat-freak who prefers good manners, yet he spends much of his time with Nodame, who is eccentric, ill-mannered, chaotic and an immense slob.
    Source: Odd Couple
  • Contrasting Sequel Main Character Freak Show, a showbiz drama set in Florida, is told from the perspective of a traveling troupe of carnival performers—most prominently the eccentric singer and carnival manager Elsa, the angry young rebel Jimmy, and the sheltered conjoined siblings Bette and Dot.
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