Share this entry

Share this page

freeware

Syllabification: free·ware
Pronunciation: /ˈfrēˌwer
 
/

Definition of freeware in English:

noun

Software that is available free of charge.
Example sentences
  • The course is based on freeware and shareware software that can be used on second-hand machines.
  • Open source is sometimes confused with freeware, which is software that does not cost anything.
  • When you download freeware or shareware, chances are that you are downloading spyware with it.

Definition of freeware in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈSHpräkɡəˌf(y)o͞ol
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…