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EtymologyEdit

From free +‎ style.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

freestyle (countable and uncountable, plural freestyles)

  1. A sports event where competitors can choose their own method of participation.
    1. (swimming) A swimming event in which the contestants may choose any stroke.
      1. (swimming, by extension) The swimming stroke commonly referred to as the front crawl or the Australian crawl.
    2. (skiing) A cross-country skiing event in which the competitors may choose any style of skiing.
      1. (skiing, by extension) The skiing style commonly referred to as skating.
    3. (wrestling) A style of wrestling in which any non-injurious holds are permitted.
  2. (skiing) Ellipsis of freestyle skiing
  3. A form of rapping in which the emcee makes up lyrics while rapping.
  4. Modifying programming code in production and quality assurance environments, violating the existing procedures for deploying it.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

freestyle (third-person singular simple present freestyles, present participle freestyling, simple past and past participle freestyled)

  1. (intransitive, especially in rap music) To improvise one's own style; to ad-lib.
  2. (intransitive) To improvise one's dance moves; dance freely.

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FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfriːˌst̪ɑil/
  • Hyphenation: free‧style

NounEdit

freestyle

  1. freestyle (sports event in which the participants can choose their own style, especially freestyle skiing)
  2. freestyle (style of rapping)

Usage notesEdit

  • As is the case with many loanwords, the inflection of this term is problematic. Kotus recommends "nalle" - category in writing, as shown above, but in speech the declension usually follows "risti" -category as if the word were spelled friistaili.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of freestyle (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative freestyle freestylet
genitive freestylen freestylejen
partitive freestyleä freestylejä
illative freestyleen freestyleihin
singular plural
nominative freestyle freestylet
accusative nom. freestyle freestylet
gen. freestylen
genitive freestylen freestylejen
freestyleinrare
partitive freestyleä freestylejä
inessive freestylessä freestyleissä
elative freestylestä freestyleistä
illative freestyleen freestyleihin
adessive freestylellä freestyleillä
ablative freestyleltä freestyleiltä
allative freestylelle freestyleille
essive freestylenä freestyleinä
translative freestyleksi freestyleiksi
instructive freestylein
abessive freestylettä freestyleittä
comitative freestyleineen

SynonymsEdit


PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

freestyle m (uncountable)

  1. freestyle (form of rapping)

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

freestyle m (uncountable)

  1. freestyle

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

freestyle c

  1. A walkman, a portable audio cassette player.
    • 1997, Annika Thor, Sanning eller konsekvens, Bonnier Carlsen (publ., 2009 ed.).
      En freestyle är ju en ganska dyr sak, en sån som man inte köper själv för månadspengen.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of freestyle 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative freestyle freestyleen freestylear freestylearna
Genitive freestyles freestyleens freestylears freestylearnas