- competition in which any of the standard strokes may be used, according to the swimmer's choice.
- the crawl.
OTHER WORDS FROM freestylefreestyler, noun
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Ledecky swam past growing freestyle rival Ariarne Titmus of Australia, who attempted to pull off what Ledecky had done in Rio and sweep the 200-m, 400-m and 800-m freestyle races.Katie Ledecky Adds Another Gold to Her Medal Haul in Tokyo|Alice Park/Tokyo|July 31, 2021|Time
They’ll have one more chance to race in Tokyo, this time in the 800-m freestyle on July 31.Who's Ariarne Titmus? The Australian Swimmer's Rivalry With Katie Ledecky Has Captivated Olympics Fans|Raisa Bruner|July 30, 2021|Time
That Ledecky swam in the final on the same night as her appearance in the 200-meter freestyle made the feat even more impressive.
Simone Manuel, who won gold in 2016 in the 100-meter freestyle, overcame overtraining syndrome to qualify in the 50-meter free.Can The U.S. Women’s Swim Team Make A Gold Medal Sweep?|Josh Planos|July 13, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
Days after her 20th birthday, Simone Manuel made history in the pool at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics when she earned gold in the 100-meter freestyle.
Five years later she would be the first woman to win a Monster Jam Finals Championship in the freestyle category.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Freestyle co-president Mark Borde says the film specifically targets the “underserved” Christian-singles community.
Freestyle is surely hoping for a repeat of that faith-driven success.
IMPROVISATION Robert Iscove: Those kids made up that freestyle rap scene!‘She’s All That' 15th Anniversary: Cast and Crew Reminisce About the Making of the ‘90s Classic|Marlow Stern|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
J. Cole—“Jodeci (Freestyle)” Haim—“The Wire” Phoenix — “Trying to Be Cool” Arctic Monkeys—“Do I Wanna Know?”The 13 Best Songs of 2013: Lorde, Kanye West, Beyoncé, and More|Marlow Stern|December 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for freestyle
- an amateur style of wrestling with an agreed set of rules
- Also called: all-in wrestling a style of professional wrestling with no internationally agreed set of rules