Simple Definition of freewheeling
: free and loose in style or manner : not held back by rules, duties, or worries : not controlled or limited
Full Definition of freewheeling
: free and loose in form or manner: as a : heedless of social norms or niceties <the raider style of his freewheeling father — Garry Wills> b : not repressed or restrained <freewheeling promiscuity> <a freewheeling competitive spirit> c : not bound by formal rules, procedures, or guidelines <a freewheeling investigation> d : loose and undisciplined : not defensive <a freewheeling style of hockey>
Examples of freewheeling
She led a freewheeling life in the city.
<James Bond has long been the model of the freewheeling hero who encounters danger and excitement in every corner of the globe.>
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