Definition of freebie
: something (such as a theater ticket) given without charge
Examples of freebie in a Sentence
On the store's opening day, the manager gave out hats, small toys, and other freebies.
I got this CD as a freebie for buying a receiver.
Recent Examples of freebie from the Web
But there are also nonedible freebies that get passed out.
British Airways is offering the freebie (in economy class) for up to two children under 12 who are traveling with a paying adult.
Several businesses will provide freebies and deals this weekend in honor of Memorial Day.
The technology giant is also offering bargains and freebies, including discounts to large businesses, free trial offers to all comers, and grants of cash for startups and nonprofits that try the service.
My list of Memorial Day deals features more than 35 freebies and savings for vets, soldiers and civilians with offers at Rapids Water Park, Zoo Miami, Jungle Island and Butterfly World.
The sneak peek is not a freebie — the version of the movie that comes with the demo is about $10 more expensive.
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Origin and Etymology of freebie
by alteration from obsolete freeby gratis, irregular from free
First Known Use: 1925See Words from the same year
FREEBIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of freebie for English Language Learners
: something that is given for free
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