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fourth wall
noun Date: 1807 an imaginary wall (as at the opening of a modern stage proscenium) that keeps performers from recognizing or directly addressing their audience
fourth world
noun Usage: often capitalized F&W Date: 1974 a group of nations especially in Africa and Asia characterized by extremely low per capita income and an absence of valuable ...
fourth-dimensional
adjective see fourth dimension
fourthly
adverb see fourth
Fouta Djallon
geographical name mountain region W Guinea; highest point about 4970 feet (1515 meters)
fovea
noun (plural foveae) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, pit Date: 1849 1. a small fossa 2. a small rodless area of the retina that affords acute vision — see eye ...
fovea centralis
noun Etymology: New Latin, central fovea Date: 1858 fovea 2
foveal
adjective see fovea
foveate
adjective see fovea
fowl
I. noun (plural fowl or fowls) Etymology: Middle English foul, from Old English fugel; akin to Old High German fogal bird, and probably to Old English flēogan to fly — more ...
Fowler
I. biographical name Henry Watson 1858-1933 English lexicographer II. biographical name William Alfred 1911-1995 American physicist
fowler
noun see fowl II
fowling piece
noun Date: 1596 a shotgun for shooting birds or small animals
Fox
I. biographical name Charles James 1749-1806 English statesman & orator II. biographical name George 1624-1691 English preacher & founder of Society of Friends III. ...
fox
I. noun (plural foxes; also fox) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German fuhs fox and perhaps to Sanskrit puccha tail ...
fox fire
noun Date: 15th century an eerie phosphorescent light (as of decaying wood); also a luminous fungus (as Armillaria mellea) that causes decaying wood to glow
fox grape
noun Date: 1657 any of several native grapes (especially Vitis labrusca) of eastern North America with sour or musky fruit
Fox Islands
geographical name islands SW Alaska in E Aleutians — see Umnak, Unalaska, Unimak
fox terrier
noun Date: 1823 a small lively terrier of either of two breeds formerly used to dig out foxes: a. smooth fox terrier b. wire fox terrier
fox-trot
I. noun Date: 1872 1. a short broken slow trotting gait in which the hind foot of the horse hits the ground a trifle before the diagonally opposite forefoot 2. a ballroom ...
Foxe
I. biographical name John 1516-1587 English martyrologist II. biographical name or Fox Richard circa 1448-1528 English prelate & statesman
Foxe Basin
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic N Canada in Nunavut W of Baffin Island, connected with Hudson Bay by Foxe Channel
foxed
adjective Date: 1847 discolored with foxing
foxglove
noun Date: before 12th century any of a genus (Digitalis) of erect herbs of the snapdragon family; especially a common European biennial or perennial (D. purpurea) cultivated ...
foxhole
noun Date: 1919 a pit dug usually hastily for individual cover from enemy fire
foxhound
noun Date: circa 1763 any of various large swift powerful hounds of great endurance used in hunting foxes and developed to form several breeds and many distinctive strains — ...
foxhunt
intransitive verb see foxhunting
foxhunter
noun Date: 1692 1. one who engages in foxhunting 2. hunter 1c
foxhunting
noun Date: 1674 a pastime in which participants on horseback ride over the countryside following a pack of hounds on the trail of a fox • foxhunt intransitive verb
foxily
adverb see foxy
foxiness
noun see foxy
foxing
noun Date: 1873 brownish spots on old paper
foxtail
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. the tail of a fox b. something resembling the tail of a fox 2. any of several grasses (especially genera Alopecurus, Hordeum, and ...
foxtail grass
noun see foxtail
foxtail lily
noun Date: 1946 eremurus
foxtail millet
noun Date: circa 1899 a coarse drought-resistant but frost-sensitive annual grass (Setaria italica) grown for grain, hay, and forage
Foxtrot
Date: 1952 — a communications code word for the letter f
foxy
adjective (foxier; -est) Date: 1528 1. resembling or suggestive of a fox : as a. cunningly shrewd b. of a warm reddish-brown color 2. having a sharp brisk flavor ...
foy
noun Etymology: Dutch dialect fooi feast at end of the harvest Date: circa 1645 chiefly Scottish a farewell feast or gift
foyer
noun Etymology: French, literally, fireplace, from Vulgar Latin *focarium, from Latin focus hearth Date: 1833 an anteroom or lobby especially of a theater; also an entrance ...
Foyle
geographical name river about 20 miles (32 kilometers) N Ireland flowing NE past city of Derry to Lough Foyle (inlet of the Atlantic 18 miles or 29 kilometers long)
fp
abbreviation freezing point
FP
abbreviation fielding percentage
FPC
abbreviation fish protein concentrate
fpm
abbreviation feet per minute
FPO
abbreviation fleet post office
fps
abbreviation 1. feet per second 2. foot-pound-second 3. frames per second
fr
abbreviation 1. father 2. franc 3. friar 4. from
Fr
I. abbreviation 1. France; French 2. Friday II. symbol francium
Fra
noun Etymology: Italian, short for frate, from Latin frater — more at brother Date: 1722 — used as a title equivalent to brother preceding the name of an Italian monk or ...
fracas
noun (plural fracases or British fracas) Etymology: French, din, row, from Italian fracasso, from fracassare to shatter Date: 1716 a noisy quarrel ; brawl
fractal
noun Etymology: French fractale, from Latin fractus broken, uneven (past participle of frangere to break) + French -ale -al (n. suffix) Date: 1975 any of various extremely ...
fracted
adjective Etymology: Latin fractus Date: 1547 obsolete broken
fraction
noun Etymology: Middle English fraccioun, from Late Latin fraction-, fractio act of breaking, from Latin frangere to break — more at break Date: 14th century 1. a. a ...
fractional
adjective Date: 1650 1. of, relating to, or being a fraction 2. of, relating to, or being fractional currency 3. relatively small ; inconsiderable 4. of, relating to, or ...
fractional currency
noun Date: 1862 1. paper money in denominations of less than one dollar issued by the United States 1863-76 2. currency in denominations less than the basic monetary unit
fractionalization
noun see fractionalize
fractionalize
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1924 to break up into parts or sections • fractionalization noun
fractionally
adverb see fractional
fractionate
transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Date: 1867 1. to separate (as a mixture) into different portions especially by a fractional process 2. to divide or break up • ...
fractionation
noun see fractionate
fractionator
noun see fractionate
fractious
adjective Etymology: fraction (discord) + -ous Date: 1714 1. tending to be troublesome ; unruly 2. quarrelsome, irritable • fractiously adverb • fractiousness noun
fractiously
adverb see fractious
fractiousness
noun see fractious
Fractur
noun see Fraktur
fracture
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin fractura, from fractus Date: 15th century 1. the result of fracturing ; break 2. a. the act or process of breaking or the ...
fracture zone
noun Date: 1946 an area of suboceanic crust characterized by fractures
frae
preposition Etymology: Middle English (northern) fra, frae, from Old Norse frā; akin to Old English fram from Date: circa 1585 Scottish from
fragile
adjective Etymology: Middle French, from Latin fragilis — more at frail Date: 1521 1. a. easily broken or destroyed b. constitutionally delicate ; lacking in vigor ...
fragile X
noun see fragile X syndrome
fragile X syndrome
noun Date: 1979 an X-linked inherited disorder that is characterized especially by moderate to severe mental retardation, by a long face and large ears, and by large testes ...
fragility
noun see fragile
fragment
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin fragmentum, from frangere to break — more at break Date: 15th century a part broken off, detached, or incomplete Synonyms: ...
fragmental
adjective Date: 1798 fragmentary • fragmentally adverb
fragmentally
adverb see fragmental
fragmentarily
adverb see fragmentary
fragmentariness
noun see fragmentary
fragmentary
adjective Date: 1611 consisting of fragments ; incomplete • fragmentarily adverb • fragmentariness noun
fragmentate
verb see fragmentation
fragmentation
noun Date: 1881 1. the act or process of fragmenting or making fragmentary 2. the state of being fragmented or fragmentary • fragmentate verb
fragmentation bomb
noun Date: 1918 a bomb or shell whose casing is splintered upon explosion and thrown in fragments in all directions
fragmentize
transitive verb (-tized; -tizing) Date: 1815 fragment
Fragonard
biographical name Jean-Honoré 1732-1806 French artist
fragrance
noun Date: 1667 1. a. a sweet or delicate odor (as of fresh flowers, pine trees, or perfume) b. something (as a perfume) compounded to give off a sweet or pleasant odor ...
fragrancy
noun Date: 1578 fragrance
fragrant
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin fragrant-, fragrans, from present participle of fragrare to be fragrant Date: 15th century having a sweet or pleasant smell ...
fragrantly
adverb see fragrant
frail
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French fraile, from Latin fragilis fragile, from frangere Date: 14th century 1. easily led into evil 2. easily broken or ...
frailly
adverb see frail
frailness
noun see frail
frailty
noun (plural frailties) Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being frail 2. a fault due to weakness especially of moral character Synonyms: see fault
fraise
noun Etymology: French Date: 1775 an obstacle of pointed stakes driven into the ramparts of a fortification in a horizontal or inclined position
Fraktur
also Fractur noun Etymology: German, from Latin fractura fracture Date: 1904 1. a German style of black letter 2. often not capitalized a Pennsylvania German document (as a ...
framable
adjective see frame I
frambesia
noun Etymology: New Latin, from French framboise raspberry; from the appearance of the lesions Date: 1803 yaws
framboise
noun Etymology: French, literally, raspberry, from Old French, of Germanic origin; akin to Dutch braambes blackberry, literally, bramble berry, Old High German brāmberi — ...
frame
I. verb (framed; framing) Etymology: Middle English, to benefit, construct, from Old English framian to benefit, make progress; akin to Old Norse fram forward, Old English fram ...
frame of mind
Date: 1665 mental attitude or outlook ; mood
frame of reference
Date: 1897 1. an arbitrary set of axes with reference to which the position or motion of something is described or physical laws are formulated 2. a set of ideas, ...
frame-up
noun Date: 1889 1. an act or series of actions in which someone is framed 2. an action that is framed
frameable
adjective see frame I
framer
noun see frame I
frameshift
adjective Date: 1967 relating to, being, or causing a mutation in which a number of nucleotides not divisible by three is inserted or deleted so as to change the reading frame ...
framework
noun Date: 1578 1. a. a basic conceptional structure (as of ideas) b. a skeletal, openwork, or structural frame 2. frame of reference 3. the larger branches of a ...
framing
noun Date: 1703 frame, framework
Framingham
geographical name town E Massachusetts WSW of Boston population 66,910
franc
noun Etymology: French Date: 14th century 1. any of various former basic monetary units (as in Belgium, France, and Luxembourg) 2. — see money table
franc-tireur
noun Etymology: French, from franc free + tireur shooter Date: 1808 a civilian and especially a guerrilla fighter or sniper
France
I. biographical name Anatole 1844-1924 pseudonym of Jacques-Anatole-François Thibault French novelist & satirist II. geographical name country W Europe between English ...
Francesca
biographical name Piero della — see Piero della Francesca
Francesca da Rimini
biographical name — see polenta
Franche-Comté
geographical name region & former county & province E France E of the Saône capital Besançon — see burgundy
franchise
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from franchir to free, from franc free — more at frank Date: 14th century 1. freedom or immunity from some burden or ...
franchisee
noun Date: 1954 one granted a franchise
franchiser
noun Etymology: in sense 1, from 1franchise; in sense 2, from 2franchise Date: 1843 1. franchisee 2. franchisor
franchisor
noun Etymology: 2franchise + 1-or Date: 1967 one that grants a franchise
Francis Case, Lake
geographical name reservoir about 100 miles (161 kilometers) long S South Dakota formed in Missouri River by Fort Randall Dam
Francis Ferdinand
biographical name 1863-1914 archduke of Austria
Francis I
biographical name 1494-1547 king of France (1515-47)
Francis II
biographical name 1768-1835 last Holy Roman emperor (1792-1806); emperor of Austria (as Francis I) 1804-35
Francis Joseph I
biographical name 1830-1916 emperor of Austria (1848-1916)
Francis of Assisi
biographical name Saint 1181(or 1182)-1226 Francesco di Pietro di Bernardone Italian friar; founder of Franciscan order
Francis of Sales
biographical name Saint 1567-1622 French R.C. bishop of Geneva
Franciscan
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin Franciscus Francis Date: 1536 a member of the Order of Friars Minor founded by St. Francis of Assisi in 1209 and dedicated especially to ...
francium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from France Date: 1946 a short-lived radioactive element of the alkali-metal group occurring naturally as a disintegration product of actinium and ...
Franck
I. biographical name César Auguste 1822-1890 French (Belgian-born) organist & composer II. biographical name James 1882-1964 American (German-born) physicist
Francke
biographical name Kuno 1855-1930 American (German-born) historian & educator
Franco
biographical name Francisco 1892-1975 Francisco Paulino Hermenegildo Teódulo Franco Bahamonde Spanish general & head of Spanish state (1936-75)
Franco-
combining form Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Francus Frenchman, from Late Latin, Frank 1. French and 2. French
Franco-American
noun Date: 1859 an American of French or especially French-Canadian descent • Franco-American adjective
francolin
noun Etymology: French, from Italian francolino Date: 1653 any of a genus (Francolinus) of partridges of chiefly southern Asia and Africa
Franconia
geographical name former duchy in Austrasia, now included chiefly in Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, & Hesse states, Germany • Franconian adjective or noun
Franconian
adjective or noun see Franconia
Francophil
adjective see Francophile
Francophile
or Francophil adjective Date: 1887 markedly friendly to France or French culture • Francophile noun • Francophilia noun
Francophilia
noun see Francophile
Francophobe
adjective Date: 1855 marked by a fear or strong dislike of France or French culture or customs • Francophobe noun • Francophobia noun
Francophobia
noun see Francophobe
francophone
adjective Usage: often capitalized Date: 1962 of, having, or belonging to a population using French as its first or sometimes second language • Francophone noun
Francophone
noun see francophone
frangibility
noun see frangible
frangible
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French & Medieval Latin; Middle French, from Medieval Latin frangibilis, from Latin frangere to break — more at break Date: ...
frangipane
noun Etymology: French, frangipani (perfume), fragipane, from Italian Date: 1858 a custard usually flavored with almonds
frangipani
also frangipanni noun (plural -pani; also -panni) Etymology: modification of Italian frangipane, from Muzio Frangipane, 16th century Italian nobleman Date: 1675 1. a perfume ...
frangipanni
noun see frangipani
franglais
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: French, blend of français French and anglais English Date: 1964 French marked by a considerable number of borrowings from English
Frank
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, partly from Old English Franca; partly from Anglo-French Franc, from Late Latin Francus, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German Franko ...
frank
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, free, from Anglo-French franc, from Medieval Latin francus, from Late Latin Francus Frank Date: 1535 1. marked by free, forthright, ...
frankable
adjective see frank II
Frankenfood
noun Etymology: Franken- (as in Frankenstein) + food Date: 1992 genetically engineered food
Frankenstein
noun Date: 1818 1. a. the title character in Mary W. Shelley's novel Frankenstein who creates a monster by which he is eventually killed b. a monster in the shape of a ...
Frankensteinian
adjective see Frankenstein
Frankenthaler
biographical name Helen 1928- American artist
franker
noun see frank II
Frankfort
geographical name city capital of Kentucky on Kentucky River E of Louisville population 27,741
Frankfurt
geographical name 1. (or in full Frankfurt am Main) city W Germany on Main River population 654,679 2. (or in full Frankfurt an der Oder) city E Germany on Oder River ...
frankfurt
noun see frankfurter
Frankfurt am Main
geographical name see Frankfurt 1
Frankfurt an der Oder
geographical name see Frankfurt 2
frankfurter
or frankfurt noun Etymology: German Frankfurter of Frankfurt, from Frankfurt am Main, Germany Date: 1887 a cured cooked sausage (as of beef or beef and pork) that may be ...
Frankfurter
biographical name Felix 1882-1965 American (Austrian-born) jurist
frankincense
noun Etymology: Middle English fraunk encense, from Anglo-French franc encens, from franc (perhaps in sense “of high quality”) + encens incense Date: 14th century a ...
Frankish
I. adjective Date: 14th century of or relating to the Franks II. noun Date: 14th century the Germanic language of the Franks
franklin
noun Etymology: Middle English frankeleyn, from Anglo-French franclein, from franc Date: 14th century a medieval English landowner of free but not noble birth
Franklin
I. biographical name Benjamin 1706-1790 American statesman & philosopher II. biographical name Sir John 1786-1847 English arctic explorer III. biographical name Rosalind ...
Franklin D Roosevelt Lake
geographical name reservoir 151 miles (243 kilometers) long NE Washington formed in Columbia River by Grand Coulee Dam
Franklin stove
noun Etymology: Benjamin Franklin, its inventor Date: 1776 a metal heating stove resembling an open fireplace but designed to be set out in a room
frankly
adverb Date: 1537 1. in a frank manner 2. in truth ; indeed
frankness
noun see frank I
frankpledge
noun Etymology: Middle English frankeplegge, from Anglo-French francplege (probably translation of Middle English friborg peace pledge), from franc free + plege pledge Date: ...
Franks
biographical name Oliver Shewell 1905-1992 Baron Franks of Headington English philosopher & diplomat
Franks Peak
geographical name mountain 13,140 feet (4005 meters) NW Wyoming; highest in Absaroka Range
frantic
adjective Etymology: Middle English frenetik, frantik — more at frenetic Date: 14th century 1. a. archaic mentally deranged b. emotionally out of control 2. ...
frantically
adverb see frantic
franticness
noun see frantic
Franz Josef Land
geographical name archipelago Russia in Arctic Ocean N of Novaya Zemlya
frap
transitive verb (frapped; frapping) Etymology: Middle English, to strike, beat, from Anglo-French fraper Date: 1548 to draw tight (as with ropes or cables)
frappé
I. adjective Etymology: French, from past participle of frapper to strike, chill, from Old French fraper to strike Date: 1848 chilled or partly frozen II. noun or frappe ...
frappe
noun see frappé II
Frascati
geographical name commune central Italy in Lazio SE of Rome population 20,043
Fraser
I. biographical name James Earle 1876-1953 American sculptor II. biographical name (John) Malcolm 1930- prime minister of Australia (1975-83) III. biographical name Peter ...
Fraser fir
noun Etymology: John Fraser died 1811 British botanist Date: 1897 a southern Appalachian fir (Abies fraseri) that resembles the balsam fir
frass
noun Etymology: German, insect damage, literally, eating away, from Old High German vrāz food, from frezzan to devour — more at fret Date: 1854 debris or excrement ...
frat
noun Date: circa 1895 fraternity 1c
fraternal
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin fraternalis, from Latin fraternus, from frater brother — more at brother Date: 15th century 1. a. of, relating ...
fraternalism
noun see fraternal
fraternally
adverb see fraternal
fraternity
noun (plural -ties) Date: 14th century 1. a group of people associated or formally organized for a common purpose, interest, or pleasure: as a. a fraternal order b. ...
fraternization
noun see fraternize
fraternize
intransitive verb (-nized; -nizing) Date: 1611 1. to associate or mingle as brothers or on fraternal terms 2. a. to associate on close terms with members of a hostile ...
fraternizer
noun see fraternize
fratricidal
adjective see fratricide
fratricide
noun Etymology: in sense 1, from Middle English, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin fratricida, from fratr-, frater brother + -cida -cide; in sense 2, from ...
Frau
noun (plural Frauen) Etymology: German, woman, wife, from Old High German frouwa mistress, lady; akin to Old English frēa lord, Old High German fruma advantage — more at ...
fraud
noun Etymology: Middle English fraude, from Anglo-French, from Latin fraud-, fraus Date: 14th century 1. a. deceit, trickery; specifically intentional perversion of truth ...
fraudster
Date: 1960 chiefly British a person who engages in fraud ; cheat
fraudulence
noun Date: 1601 the quality or state of being fraudulent
fraudulent
adjective Date: 15th century characterized by, based on, or done by fraud ; deceitful • fraudulently adverb • fraudulentness noun
fraudulently
adverb see fraudulent
fraudulentness
noun see fraudulent
Frauenfeld
geographical name commune NE Switzerland capital of Thurgau canton population 19,538
fraught
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, freight, load, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German vracht, vrecht Date: 14th century chiefly Scottish load, cargo II. transitive ...
fräulein
noun Etymology: German, diminutive of Frau Date: circa 1689 1. capitalized an unmarried German woman — used as a title equivalent to Miss 2. a German governess
Fraunhofer
biographical name Joseph von 1787-1826 German physicist
fraxinella
noun Etymology: New Latin, diminutive of Latin fraxinus ash tree — more at birch Date: 1611 a Eurasian perennial herb (Dictamnus albus) of the rue family with flowers that ...
fray
I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English fraien, short for affraien to affray Date: 14th century archaic scare; also to frighten away II. noun Date: 14th century a ...
fraying
noun Date: 1637 something rubbed or worn off by fraying
Frazer
biographical name Sir James George 1854-1941 Scottish anthropologist
frazzle
I. verb (frazzled; frazzling) Etymology: alteration of English dialect fazle to tangle, fray Date: circa 1825 transitive verb 1. fray III 2. a. to put in a state of ...
FRB
abbreviation Federal Reserve Board
freak
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1563 1. a. a sudden and odd or seemingly pointless idea or turn of the mind b. a seemingly capricious action or event 2. ...
freak of nature
Date: 1879 freak 3a
freak show
noun Date: 1887 an exhibition (as a sideshow) featuring freaks of nature
freak-out
noun Date: 1966 1. an act or instance of freaking out 2. a gathering of hippies
freaked
adjective see freak III
freaked-out
adjective see freak III
freakiness
noun see freaky
freaking
adjective or adverb Etymology: euphemism for frigging or fucking Date: 1928 damned — used as an intensive
freakish
adjective Date: 1653 1. whimsical, capricious 2. markedly strange or abnormal • freakishly adverb • freakishness noun
freakishly
adverb see freakish
freakishness
noun see freakish
freaky
adjective (freakier; -est) Date: 1824 freakish • freakiness noun
Fréchette
biographical name Louis-Honoré 1839-1908 Canadian poet
freckle
I. noun Etymology: Middle English freken, frekel, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse freknōttr freckled Date: 14th century any of the small brownish spots in the skin ...
freckly
adjective see freckle I
Frederick
geographical name city N Maryland population 52,767
Frederick I
I. biographical name circa 1123-1190 Frederick Barbarossa Holy Roman emperor (1152-90) II. biographical name 1657-1713 king of Prussia (1701-13)
Frederick II
I. biographical name 1194-1250 Holy Roman emperor (1215-50); king of Sicily (1198-1250) II. biographical name 1712-1786 the Great king of Prussia (1740-86)
Frederick IX
biographical name 1899-1972 king of Denmark (1947-72)
Frederick William
I. biographical name 1620-1688 the Great Elector elector of Brandenburg (1640-88) II. biographical name name of 4 kings of Prussia: I 1688-1740 (reigned 1713-40); II 1744-1797 ...
Fredericksburg
geographical name city NE Virginia SW of Alexandria population 19,279
Fredericton
geographical name city Canada capital of New Brunswick on St. John River population 47,560
Frederiksberg
geographical name city Denmark on Sjælland Island, W suburb of Copenhagen population 85,327
free
I. adjective (freer; freest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English frēo; akin to Old High German frī free, Welsh rhydd, Sanskrit priya own, dear Date: before 12th ...
free agency
noun see free agent
free agent
noun Date: 1955 a professional athlete (as a baseball player) who is free to negotiate a contract with any team • free agency noun
free alongside ship
adverb or adjective Date: 1888 with delivery at the side of the ship free of charges and the buyer's liability then beginning
free and easy
adjective Date: 1699 1. marked by informality and lack of constraint 2. not observant of strict demands • free-and-easiness noun • free and easy adverb
free association
noun Date: 1899 1. a. the expression (as by speaking or writing) of the content of consciousness without censorship as an aid in gaining access to unconscious processes ...
free beach
noun Date: 1975 a beach at which nudity is permitted
free climber
noun see free-climb
free diver
noun Date: 1953 one who engages in skin diving • free diving noun
free diving
noun see free diver
free enterprise
noun Date: 1890 freedom of private business to organize and operate for profit in a competitive system without interference by government beyond regulation necessary to ...
free enterpriser
noun Date: 1943 a supporter or advocate of free enterprise
free fall
noun Date: 1919 1. the condition of unrestrained motion in a gravitational field; also such motion 2. a. the part of a parachute jump before the parachute opens b. a ...
free hand
noun Date: 1890 freedom of action or decision
free jazz
noun Date: 1972 free-form jazz marked especially by an abandonment of preset chord progression and a lack of melodic pattern
free kick
noun Date: 1882 a kick (as in football, soccer, or rugby) with which an opponent may not interfere; especially such a kick in any direction awarded because of an infraction ...
free lance
noun see freelance I, 1a
free love
noun Date: 1822 1. the practice of living openly with one of the opposite sex without marriage 2. sexual relations without any commitments by either partner
free lunch
noun Date: 1949 something one does not have to pay for; also free ride
free market
noun Date: 1897 an economic market operating by free competition
free marketeer
also free marketer noun Date: 1954 a proponent of a free-market economy
free marketer
noun see free marketeer
free on board
adverb or adjective Date: 1924 without charge for delivery to and placing on board a carrier at a specified point
free port
noun Date: 1711 an enclosed port or section of a port where goods are received and shipped free of customs duty
free radical
noun Date: 1900 an especially reactive atom or group of atoms that has one or more unpaired electrons; especially one that is produced in the body by natural biological ...
free reed
noun Date: 1855 a reed in a musical instrument (as a harmonium) that vibrates in an air opening just large enough to allow the reed to move freely — compare beating reed
free rein
noun Date: 1952 unrestricted liberty of action or decision
free ride
noun Date: 1899 a benefit obtained at another's expense or without the usual cost or effort; also soft or easy treatment • free ride intransitive verb • free rider noun
free rider
noun see free ride
free safety
noun Date: 1971 a safety in football who has no particular receiver to cover in a man-to-man defense
free soil
noun Date: 1827 U.S. territory where prior to the Civil War slavery was prohibited

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