Informal phone phreak
Origin of phreak; from freak, with spelling, spelled influenced, influence by phone
intransitive verbphreaked, phreak·ing, phreaks Slang
To manipulate a telephone system illicitly to allow one to make calls without paying for them.
Origin of phreakAlteration of freak1 (influenced by phone).
- (technology) A person who engages in phone phreaking.
(third-person singular simple present phreaks, present participle phreaking, simple past and past participle phreaked)
- (intransitive) To engage in phone phreaking.