freestyle

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

free +‎ style

Noun[edit]

freestyle (countable and uncountable, plural freestyles)

  1. A swimming event in which the contestants may choose any stroke.
  2. (By extension) The swimming stroke commonly referred to as the front crawl or the Australian crawl.
  3. A style of wrestling in which any non-injurious holds are permitted.
  4. A sports event where competitors can choose their own method of participation.
  5. A form of rapping in which the emcee makes up lyrics while rapping.
  6. Modifying programming code in production and quality assurance environments, violating the existing procedures for promoting the same.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

freestyle (third-person singular simple present freestyles, present participle freestyling, simple past and past participle freestyled)

  1. (intransitive) To improvise one's own style; to ad-lib (especially in rap music).

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfriːˌst̪ɑil/
  • Hyphenation: free‧style

Noun[edit]

freestyle

  1. freestyle (sports event in which the paricipants can choose their own style, especially freestyle skiing)
  2. freestyle (style of rapping)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • As is the case with many loanwords, the inflection of this term is problematic. Kotus recommends "nalle" - category in writing, as shown above, but in speech the declension usually follows "risti" -category as if the word were spelled friistaili.

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

freestyle m (uncountable)

  1. freestyle (form of rapping)