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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A device in the transmission of a motor vehicle that automatically disengages the drive shaft whenever it begins to turn more rapidly than the engine; v - (of a vehicle or its operator) To coast; Live unhurriedly, or irresponsibly

Usage examples (33)
  • Yeah, concerts and movies could be fun and good, but to freewheel is totally another story.
  • I think I know that BMW with the "freewheel" and in actuality, it's a coaster brake...
  • I suggest "freewheel" which will make a nice set. "freewheel" has too many letters, of course, but I think "freewhee" will do just fine.
  • The "freewheel" (auto-running on and on) lasts too long, denies sleep etc and one dies. for more
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