Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “free-floating”

free-floating

adjective     /ˌfriːˈfləʊ.tɪŋ/ US  /-ˈfloʊ.t̬ɪŋ/
not supporting any particular political partyNot believing not fixed to anything: free-floating aquatic plantsIsolating and separating not controlled by any particular system: a free-floating exchange rate systemUncontrolled a free-floating feeling is one that is general and does not have an obvious cause: free-floating anxietyFeelings - general words
(Definition of free-floating adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of free-floating

Definitions of “free-floating” in other dictionaries

Translations of “free-floating”

Word of the Day

sail

When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More