noun Also free lance .
verb (used without object), free·lanced, free·lanc·ing.
verb (used with object), free·lanced, free·lanc·ing.
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Abigail Higgins is a freelance journalist in Washington who covers gender, health and inequality.A feminine wash for teens? Angry parents and gynecologists are on a social media crusade.|Abigail Higgins|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Lauren Wolfe made no ripples last May when she started as a freelance editor at the New York Times.‘It’s a shot at my reputation’: Lauren Wolfe reacts to NYT’s statement about her dismissal|Erik Wemple|January 26, 2021|Washington Post
Look, I’d much rather be doing the work that I’m currently doing than waiting tables, even though there are times as a freelance journalist, where my income has been about comparable to what it was waiting tables.Why You Don't Feel as Fulfilled From Your Job as You Think You Should|Eliana Dockterman|January 25, 2021|Time
Derek Swinhart is a freelance writer working in the PC hardware industry.Virtual reality has real problems. Here’s how game developers seek to delete them.|Derek Swinhart|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
Erick Trickey is a Boston-based freelance writer who teaches magazine journalism at Boston University.Long before QAnon, Ronald Reagan and the GOP purged John Birch extremists from the party|Erick Trickey|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
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
He was a former bodyguard for Aung San Suu Kyi and a prominent freelance reporter.Hope and Change? Burma Kills a Journalist Before Obama Arrives|Joshua Carroll|November 11, 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.
Mom's a freelance relocation specialist who helps British people get settled in in San Francisco.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
Denis, a Democrat at heart, was something of a freelance, inclined to tilt indiscriminately at both parties.Grey Town|Gerald Baldwin
The thing that I should now most like to be is a freelance writer.Atlantis|Gerhart Hauptmann
As I get it, he is a sort of freelance writer, and I think he was on an assignment then.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
She could be a freelance in Love's lists, notwithstanding the inconvenience of a legal attachment.The Husbands of Edith|George Barr McCutcheon
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