- drawn or executed by hand without guiding instruments, measurements, or other aids: a freehand map.
- in a freehand manner: to draw freehand.
Origin of freehand
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Examples from the Web for freehand
All of the children seemed to be naturally gifted at freehand drawing.Haiti
J. Dryden Kuser
The stiffness of the lines and circles reminds one more of ruler and compass than of the freehand work of prehistoric artists.The Clyde Mystery
His Studies, avowedly classed as exercises of dexterity, stand to those of other writers as pictures to freehand drawing.Studies in Modern Music, Second Series
W. H. Hadow
By art teaching I hasten to say that I do not mean giving children lessons in freehand drawing and perspective.A Treatise on Parents and Children
George Bernard Shaw
The reproduction of the freehand sketch of Magersfontein will show the strength of the ground taken up by the enemy.History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)
Sir Frederick Maurice.