[ noun ] (biology) a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
Used in print(Clifford H. Pope, The Giant Snakes....)
He reasons that as anacondas 30 feet long are often found , some might be 38 , and occasional `` monstrous freaks '' over 50 .
Thus , his estimate lies between Oliver 's suggestion of at_least 37 feet and the 50 - foot `` monstrous freaks '' intimated by Heuvelmans .(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)
The man was just this side of being a freak .(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)
Twenty-four_hours had changed him from a performer to a freak .