Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

free spirit

noun

Simple Definition of free spirit

  • : a person who thinks and acts in a free way without worrying about normal social rules

Full Definition of free spirit

free–spir·it·ed play \ˈfrē-ˈspir-ə-təd\ adjective

Examples of free spirit

  1. Their daughter is a real free spirit.

  2. <an artistically inclined free spirit who felt alienated and stifled while growing up in a small town>



1970

First Known Use of free spirit

1970

Rhymes with free spirit


Learn More about free spirit


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up free spirit? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 14, 2016

to hug and kiss another person

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image33683556

How much does a batman (the Turkish unit of measurement) weigh?

196.5 pounds 2.2 pounds 16.96 pounds 100 pounds
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ