Freelance is defined as a working arrangement when a person sells their services to individual buyers with whom they are not employed.noun
An example of freelance is someone writing songs for many different musicians.
The definition of freelance is someone who does work for individual buyers.adjective
An example of freelance is a graphic designer doing a job for someone who is not their employer.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
a writer, musician, artist, etc. who is not under contract for regular work but whose writings or services are sold to individual buyers
of or working as a freelance
intransitive verb freelanced, freelancing
to work as a freelance
to produce or work on as a freelance
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also free lance
- A person who sells services to employers without a long-term commitment to any of them.
- An uncommitted independent, as in politics or social life.
- A medieval mercenary.
, free·lanc·es verb, intransitive
To work as a freelance: a journalist who freelances. verb, transitive
To produce and sell as a freelance: freelanced the article to a magazine publisher. adjective
Of, relating to, or working as a freelance.