noun, often attributive \ˈfrē-ˌstī(-ə)l\

: a competition (such as a swimming race) in which the competitors are allowed to use different styles or methods

Full Definition of FREESTYLE

:  a competition in which the contestant is given more latitude than in related events; especially :  swimming competition in which the swimmer may use any stroke
:  crawl 2
free·styl·er noun

First Known Use of FREESTYLE

circa 1934


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