free-lance free-lance

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
  2. (adj) working for yourself
  3. (adj) serving for wages in a foreign army

Usage(s):

  1. The IG concludes that Feith's office, on a free-lance basis, made claims "that were inconsistent with the consensus of the intelligence community.
  2. Controversy erupts in the hotly contested Connecticut Senate primary after a free-lance blogstress posts an image of JOSEPH LIEBERMAN as Bill Clinton's "Little Black Sambo.

News

  • Man Bites Off Friend's Ear During In-Car Argument

    Here's a sure sign that you need new friends in your life: when one of them bites your ear off during an argument in a car. That's what Bronx resident Floyd Warren has been charged with doing on July 4, according to Virginia's Free-Lance Star . The newspaper says police were called out to Interstate 95 near Thornburg, Virginia around 8 a.m. that day to reports that a man was running in and out ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

Quotes

  1. "He has only played running back for one year and I just want him to play the position more," Nolan said. "With the quarterback position, the running is more free-lance whereas with a running back, you have to be a little more disciplined."
    on Aug 13, 2007 By: Mike Nolan Source: Contra Costa Times

  2. "We've got a free-lance offense, and if we move the ball like we did tonight it works out well for us," Gill said. "Sometimes we get a little stagnant and hold the ball one-on-one, and that's when we struggle. Tonight we did a really good job...
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Eddie Gill Source: Monitor

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