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freehand

Line breaks: free|hand
Pronunciation: /ˈfriːhand
 
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Definition of freehand in English:

adjective& adverb

(Especially with reference to drawing) done manually without the aid of instruments such as rulers: [as adjective]: a freehand sketch [as adverb]: the pictures should be drawn freehand
More example sentences
  • Custom tattooing (like freehand drawing without a stencil) is increasingly popular with customers, especially those with multiple tattoos.
  • As is characteristic of Johns's graphic work of this time, the drawings feature freehand scribbles, carefully limned curves, erasures and tonal blurring.
  • Besides cropping or rotating, you can add text or freehand drawings to your photos, say, to make personalized postcards.

Words that rhyme with freehand

millhandbehindhand

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