In order to phreak you must have an advanced knowledge of the:
Telephone System
Landlines
Cell Phones
and the operations the operator can conect

Also you need to know how to create/do (a):
tone
open up a payphone
cross the correct wires in a payphone
and know the operations of the area codes
I can phreak a Verizon & AT&T phone. Can you?
by Zach September 09, 2004
Phreak (or phreaking/phreaker) is a term used to describe the early hackers in the late 70's-early 90's who manipulated the tone-based telephone switching systems to conduct unauthorized activity within that system. Although these "phreakers" rarely had malicious intent, their curiosity often got them arrested and heavily punished.
Cap'n crunch is the best known phreaker of all time because he discovered the effect of the 2600Hz tone.
by Nick Marco January 28, 2003
Someone who likes to explore the workings of the telephone system, such as switching, call routing, etc. Phreaks are always trying to keep up with the latest telecom innovations.
A Phreak is not just someone who makes "free calls"!
by Anonymous July 13, 2003
as an expansion on a previously posted deffinition:

A phreak is anyone who explores phone systems. Basically a phone hacker
by Chuck May 06, 2003
David 'Phreak' Turley is a member of Riot, the creators of League of Legends.

Hailing from the competitive Warcraft 3 scene, David “Top 5 World” “Phreak” Bringing his Northern California pride with him, David (known as Phreak in the Riot office) was told by his pro-team’s manager’s ex-roommate David Dunne to apply for an internship at Riot. After taking #1 on the normal games ladder in December 2009 and proving that he could talk just as fast when referencing League of Legends, he was instantly hired and stuck out to make a name for himself in the eyes of all the League’s summoners.

Phreak is in charge of the League of Legends Champion Spotlights on YouTube.

Phreak also is a great dancer and always makes sure to deal tons of damage.
Phreak: Welcome to the "League of Legends Champion Spotlight". Today we will be dealing tons of damage.
by pepe69 June 21, 2013
A term of exclamation used to describe a person, in reaction to something silly and/or humourous they say.

Not necessarily used as an insult, this term is most commonly used as a term of endearment and should never be taken seriously.

Taken from a combination of the words freak and prick.
Friend 1: I didn't know that the buffalo has wings...

Friend 2: It doesn't! You're such a phreak!
by BelleAngel March 22, 2009
freeboarding fone freaks
"I get too many calls from phriggin' phreaks!"
by clipperp July 28, 2006
A loyal fan of the jam band Umphrey's McGee. (See Umphreak).
"Man, DC is a huge Phreak, he loves Umph."
by Umphrak October 02, 2008

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