Pronunciation: (frē'hwē'ling, -wē'-), [key]
1. operating in the manner of a freewheel.
2. (of a person) moving about freely, independently, or irresponsibly.
3. (of words, remarks, actions, etc.) unrestrained; irresponsible: Loose, freewheeling charges were traded during the argument.
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