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Meaning of “freehand” in the English Dictionary

"freehand" in British English

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freehandadjective, adverb

uk   us   /ˈfriː.hænd/
(of a ​drawing) done without the ​help of any ​specialequipment for ​accuratelycreatingcircles, ​straightlines, ​symbols, etc.: a freehand ​sketch
(Definition of freehand from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 ​specialequipment: She made a freehand ​sketch of the ​layout of the ​apartment.
(Definition of freehand from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “freehand”
in Chinese (Simplified) 徒手画的(地),不用绘图仪器画的(地)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 徒手畫的(地),不用繪圖儀器畫的(地)…
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