(=odd person) bête f curieuse
→ A woman is considered a freak if she puts her career first
→ ... a place where minorities are treated like freaks
health freak obsédé (e) m/f de la santé
→ Oat bran became the darling of health freaks last year.
fitness freak sportif (-ive) m/f acharné (e)
(=abnormal person) offensive monstre m
→ ... hair-raising freaks, including a two-headed Indian ...
[event, action, accident] insolite
→ Weir broke his leg in a freak accident playing golf ...
(=go crazy) péter un plomb * , péter un câble * → I saw five cop cars pull into the driveway. And I literally freaked → I freaked when I first found out
control freak *, pejorative
He's a control freak. Il veut tout régenter.
(=feel scared and disorientated) flipper *
→ I remember the first time I went onstage. I freaked out completely ...
to freak sb out déboussoler qn
→ I think our music freaks people out sometimes ...