noun Also free lance.
verb (used without object), free·lanced, free·lanc·ing.
verb (used with object), free·lanced, free·lanc·ing.
Examples from the Web for freelance
Freelance journalist Austin Tice was abducted in Syria more than two years ago.A 26-Year-Old Woman Is ISIS’s Last American Hostage|Shane Harris|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Herald asked her to be a freelance reporter, but not because of her notorious status.Amanda Knox, Cub Reporter: The Convicted Murderer Is Now Writing Theater Reviews for a Small Seattle Paper|Justin Miller|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Lottie Joiner is a Washington, D.C.-based freelance writer and senior editor of The Crisis magazine.Remembering Civil Rights Heroine Fannie Lou Hamer: 'I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired'|Lottie L. Joiner|September 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He now lives in Seoul, where he teaches at Hongik University and also works as a freelance fashion photographer.
A year ago, I resigned from my full-time job to be a freelance writer.
The thing that I should now most like to be is a freelance writer.Atlantis|Gerhart Hauptmann
Denis, a Democrat at heart, was something of a freelance, inclined to tilt indiscriminately at both parties.Grey Town|Gerald Baldwin
She could be a freelance in Love's lists, notwithstanding the inconvenience of a legal attachment.The Husbands of Edith|George Barr McCutcheon
"I am a volunteer frontier guard," rejoined the freelance, still more impudently.The Treasure of Pearls|Gustave Aimard
"Freelance, by God," the Chief sighed and collapsed into his chair.Arm of the Law|Harry Harrison
British Dictionary definitions for freelance
- Also called: freelancer a self-employed person, esp a writer or artist, who is not employed continuously but hired to do specific assignments
- (as modifier)a freelance journalist