free as a bird

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Definition of free as a bird

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

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“Free as a bird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/free%20as%20a%20bird. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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