free as a bird

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of free as a bird

:completely free
  • After he left school he felt (as) free as a bird.

Word by Word Definitions

free play
  1. : not costing or charging anything

  2. : having the legal and political rights of a citizen

  3. : enjoying civil and political liberty

  1. : in a free manner

  2. : without charge

  3. : with the wind more than six points from dead ahead

  1. : to cause to be free

  2. : to relieve or rid of what restrains, confines, restricts, or embarrasses

  3. : disentangle, clear

bird play
  1. : the young of a feathered vertebrate

  2. : any of a class (Aves) of warm-blooded vertebrates distinguished by having the body more or less completely covered with feathers and the forelimbs modified as wings

  3. : a game bird

  1. : to observe or identify wild birds in their habitats


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