freehand

adjective free·hand \ ˈfrē-ˌhand \
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of freehand

: done without mechanical aids or devices
  • freehand drawing

freehand

adverb

Examples of freehand in a Sentence

  1. She took a course in freehand drawing.

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First Known Use of freehand

1841


free hand

noun \ ˈfrē-ˈhand \

Definition of free hand

: freedom of action or decision

Examples of free hand in a Sentence

  1. gave him free hand in managing the club

Recent Examples of free hand from the Web

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First Known Use of free hand

1890


FREEHAND Defined for English Language Learners

freehand

adjective

Definition of freehand for English Language Learners

  • : done without special tools or instruments


FREEHAND Defined for Kids

freehand

adjective or adverb free·hand \ ˈfrē-ˌhand \

Definition of freehand for Students

: done without mechanical aids
  • a freehand drawing

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