: 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>
— free·wheel·ing·ly adverb
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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