Meaning of “freehand” in the English Dictionary

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"freehand" in British English

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freehandadjective, adverb

uk /ˈfriː.hænd/ us /ˈfriː.hænd/

(of a drawing) done without the help of any special equipment for accurately creating circles, straight lines, symbols, etc.:

a freehand sketch

(Definition of “freehand” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"freehand" in American English

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freehandadjective, adverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈfriˌhænd/

(of a design or picture) drawn while holding a pen, pencil, etc., without the help of any special equipment:

She made a freehand sketch of the layout of the apartment.

(Definition of “freehand” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)