freebie freebie  /f ˈri bi/


  • (n) something that is free (usually provided as part of a promotional scheme)


  1. Paul Ellis AFP Getty In an unprecedented deal, Prince granted British tabloid the Mail on Sunday exclusive rights to distribute his new album as a freebie.
  2. But one man's freebie is another man's fortune.
  3. There are more upgrades, more freebies and more top hotels quietly offering their rooms at lower rates on Priceline.


  1. Friday Freebie

    This week's Friday Freebie is 4 wristbands to use to enjoy the 88th Annual Chincoteague Fireman's Carnival!
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WMDT Salisbury

  2. Freebie Friday: The Father's Day edition | Deal alerts

    Happy Freebie Friday! On the eve of Father's Day weekend, we've got a massive roundup of freebies and fun things to do and eat for Big Daddy. If you still need to buy a gift, check our huge roundup of retail coupons so you can save more when you shop, right through Sunday. "Like" our Sentinel Deals page on Facebook; follow Doreen Christensen on Twitter@PrettyGoodIdeas and sign up for Deals text ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

  3. Free Sunday parking coming two weeks early to some Chicago wards

    Parts of a dozen Chicago wards will get free parking this Sunday, two weeks ahead of schedule. The only question is, how long the freebie will last. As many as 15 aldermen have talked about repealing the political sweetener negotiated by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in exchange for a longer parking day. They’re concerned that free Sunday parking would adversely impact neighborhood commercial strips. But ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Chicago Sun-Times


  1. "He'll earn more respect if he qualifies the car then he will if he takes the freebie," Ganassi told the AP on Wednesday. "And isn't that what this has all been about? Gaining respect? At the end of the day, Juan didn't want a free pass into...
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Chip Ganassi Source:

  2. "That's what hurt the most," Edwards said of Busch grabbing another 10 bonus points. "He's really setting himself up for a great start to the Chase. You know, if he wins one or two more, he's almost got a freebie there if he blows an engine...
    on Jul 6, 2008 By: Carl Edwards Source: USA Today

  3. Kohnstamm told the AP that while he had accepted perks such as discounted hotel rooms and free meals, he "never traded positive editorial coverage for any sort of a freebie."
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Thomas Kohnstamm Source: International Herald Tribune

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