freelance freelance  /f ˈri ˌlæns/


  1. (n) a writer or artist who sells services to different employers without a long-term contract with any of them
  2. (v) work independently and on temporary contracts rather than for a long-term employer
  3. (adj) working for yourself
  4. (adj) serving for wages in a foreign army


  1. Today a flotilla of freelance fact checkers make life more difficult for the salaried employees of what has come to be known as the MSM, or mainstream media.
  2. Carine Roitfeld was a freelance fashion editor at French Vogue and I was the newly appointed menswear designer at Yves Saint Laurent when we met in 1998.
  3. We will see a more flexible, more freelance, more collaborative and far less secure work world.


  1. Prosecutor: Slaying suspect nabbed by luck

    Prosecutor: Slaying suspect nabbed by luck Prosecutors said they got lucky when a probation officer made an unannounced visit to the Reno home of Joseph Naso in 2010 and found a handwritten list of missing women that led them to believe the freelance photographer had killed four prostitutes in Northern California. Opening statements began Monday in Marin County Superior Court in San Rafael in ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. WATCH: Allen Park emergency manager's video message to residents about public safety millage

    Loading... Brian Rogers, a columnist for The News-Herald Newspapers, offers a view of Downriver people, places and things as seen through the eyes of a veteran freelance columnist.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

  3. Former U.S. Marine held captive in Syria

    In an interview with Anderson Cooper, Austin Tice's parents talk about the desperate search for their son who was kidnapped in Syria 10 months ago. The 31-year-old Georgetown Law School student was in Syria reporting on the violent conflict and humanitarian crisis as a freelance journalist for several news agencies. He lost contact with his […]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: CNN


  1. Al-Masri was not among the seven suspects, but New York Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly called al-Masri "a freelance consultant to terrorist groups worldwide."
    on May 28, 2004 By: Raymond Kelly Source: FOXNews

  2. "We played, I don't want to call it basketball, but we don't play smart at all," said Jamison. "We freelance a lot and we like to do things on our own."
    on Feb 10, 2009 By: Antawn Jamison Source: Sports Network

  3. "This country has experienced anarchy and in order to restore security we need a strong hand, especially with freelance militias," Ghedi said.
    on Dec 29, 2006 By: Ali Mohamed Gedi Source: United Press International

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