freewheel freewheel

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a clutch (as on the rear wheel of a bicycle) that allows wheels to turn freely (as in coasting)
  2. (v) live unhurriedly, irresponsibly, or freely
  3. (v) coast in a vehicle using the freewheel

Usage(s):

  • There is thus no need on these machines to freewheel while slipping into another gear.

News

  • Oklahoma FreeWheel to bring 600 riders to Joplin

    In addition to Bike Across Kansas ending in Galena, Kan., today, bringing 800 riders to the area, Joplin will be the final stop today for the 2013 Oklahoma FreeWheel bicycle tour.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Joplin Globe

Quotes

  1. "We've got to play a little freer," Mickelson said. "We wanted this so bad that I think we hit some shots that were a little tight. We've got to go out today and kind of freewheel it a little bit, play a little more relaxed and see if we can...
    on Sep 19, 2008 By: Phil Mickelson Source: Boston Globe (registration)

  2. "I think we wanted to come out and be aggressive," Linehan said. "What did we have to lose? Come out, freewheel and go for it. I liked how that went in the first half."
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: Scott Linehan Source: International Herald Tribune

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