freehand

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adjective free·hand \ˈfrē-ˌhand\

Definition of freehand

  1. :  done without mechanical aids or devices freehand drawing

freehand

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Examples of freehand in a sentence

  1. She took a course in freehand drawing.

1841

First Known Use of freehand

1841


FREEHAND Defined for English Language Learners

freehand

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adjective free·hand \ˈfrē-ˌhand\

Definition of freehand for English Language Learners

  • : done without special tools or instruments


FREEHAND Defined for Kids

freehand

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adjective or adverb free·hand \ˈfrē-ˌhand\

Definition of freehand for Students

  1. :  done without mechanical aids a freehand drawing

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