Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “freak show”

freak show

noun [C] uk   us  
in the past, an event at which the public came to look at people and animals that had not developed normally: She felt like something out of a freak show.Carnival, fairground and circus
(Definition of freak show from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of freak show?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “freak show”

Word of the Day

scrumpy

an alcoholic drink made from apples

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More