operating in the manner of a freewheel.
(of a person) moving about freely, independently, or irresponsibly.
(of words, remarks, actions, etc.) unrestrained; irresponsible: Loose, freewheeling charges were traded during the argument.
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How to use freewheeling in a sentence
The site became prominent last year as a freewheeling alternative to Twitter, gaining popularity in particular among conservatives.House Oversight Committee chairwoman requests FBI probe of Parler, including its role in Capitol siege | Tom Hamburger, Craig Timberg | January 22, 2021 | Washington Post
The three-time scoring champ looks like a clean fit in Brooklyn’s freewheeling offense thanks in part to Nets assistant coach Mike D’Antoni, who was Harden’s coach for four years in Houston.James Harden is a winner and a loser of the Nets’ blockbuster trade | Ben Golliver | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
Experts see the law as a possible threat to Hong Kong’s status as a freewheeling financial hub.U.S. House passes bill giving Hong Kong residents special refugee status | Naomi Xu Elegant | December 8, 2020 | Fortune
This isn’t the freewheeling Google of 2010 anymore, after all.Come June 1, 2021, all of your new photos will count against your free Google storage | Frederic Lardinois | November 11, 2020 | TechCrunch
Some of those who came to her table in those freewheeling days were newcomers, some were friends.Date Lab: Her religion was very important to her. Would this first date be a miracle? | Sarah Wildman | October 29, 2020 | Washington Post
But Freeman has a long history of witty, freewheeling responses in interviews.Morgan Freeman’s Sleepy-Interview Response And His Most Amazing Quotes | Marlow Stern | May 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Besides busting a commercial milestone, Break It Yourself is a departure for Bird in its looser, more freewheeling sound.Andrew Bird’s ‘Break It Yourself’ Is a Tale of Survival | Adam Auriemma | April 5, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Israel, the lines are more blurred, and bureaucrats are more freewheeling in speaking to the press.
freewheeling planets in your cosmic sector of transformation loosen inhibitions, and long-held opinions and secrets will eke out.
For one thing, Barrett did her work on TV, a medium less freewheeling than the tabloids of an earlier era.
British Dictionary definitions for freewheeling
relating to, operating as, or having a freewheel; coasting
informal free of restraints; carefree or uninhibited
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