Definition of Freestyle

1. Noun. A race (as in swimming) in which each contestant has a free choice of the style to use.

Generic synonyms: Race



Definition of Freestyle

1. Noun. A swimming event in which the contestants may choose any stroke. ¹

2. Noun. (By extension) The swimming stroke commonly referred to as the front crawl or the Australian crawl. ¹

3. Noun. A style of wrestling in which any non-injurious holds are permitted. ¹

4. Noun. A sports event where competitors can choose their own method of participation. ¹

5. Noun. A form of rapping in which the emcee makes up lyrics while rapping. ¹

6. Noun. Modifying programming code in production and quality assurance environments, violating the existing procedures for promoting the same. ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive) To improvise one's own style; to ad-lib (context: especially in rap music). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Freestyle

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freestyle

freerun
freerunning
frees
freesheet
freesheets
freesia
freesias
freeskier
freeskiers
freeskiing
freest
freestanding
freestone
freestones
freestore
freestyle (current term)
freestyled
freestyler
freestylers
freestyles
freestyling
freet
freetail
freetailed bat
freetard
freetards
freethinker
freethinkers
freethinking
freethinkings

Literary usage of Freestyle

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1. The Navy Seal Physical Fitness Guide edited by Patricia A. Deuster (1997)
"Anaerobic 600 m warm-up 5 x 50 m with 15 sec rest between each 5 x 50 m with 30 sec rest 5 x 50 m freestyle swim with 45 sec rest 200 m easy swim 5 x 100 m ..."

2. Overview of the Third Text Retrieval Conference (Trec-3) edited by D. K. Harmon (1995)
"TREC Ad Hoc Queries and freestyle™ Query size (# words) These basic descriptive statistics indicate the significant difference in query size between the ..."

3. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"166-35 Swimming Time WOMEN'S EVENTS min. sec. no yards freestyle.—D. Fraser (Australia) 59-5 440 yards freestyle.—D. Fraser (Australia) 4 51 -4 i ID yards ..."

4. Cruising the Mediterranean: A Guide to the Ports of Call by Larry H. Ludmer (2006)
"The freestyle concept is also marketed as applying to activities, but this is stretching it since all cruise lines allow you a big choice in this area. ..."

5. Cruising the Mexican Riviera & Baja: A Guide to the Ships & the Ports of Call by Larry Ludmer (2005)
"NCL has been a pioneer in this with their freestyle cruising. Although other lines have followed suit, Norwegian's freestyle offers passengers the greatest ..."

6. Cruising the Western Caribbean: A Guide to the Ports of Call by Larry H. Ludmer (2003)
"NCL also says they apply "freestyle" to activities, but this is carrying the ... Every ship on every line offers virtual freestyle when it comes to what you ..."

7. Physical Fitness: A Guide for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury by David F. Apple, Jr. (1996)
"Events range from the 25 m freestyle to the 200 m individual medley. ... Classifications for the freestyle, backstroke, and butterfly range from S1-S10 with ..."

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