how to pronounce freestyle


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the above transcription of freestyle is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

freestyle is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of freestyle in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… my freestyle in 2011 the crowd stood up …”

meanings of freestyle


  1. A sports event where competitors can choose their own method of participation.
  2. A form of rapping in which the emcee makes up lyrics while rapping.
  3. A swimming event in which the contestants may choose any stroke.
  4. A style of wrestling in which any non-injurious holds are permitted.
  5. Ellipsis of freestyle skiing.
  6. Modifying programming code in production and quality assurance environments, violating the existing procedures for deploying it.
  7. A cross-country skiing event in which the competitors may choose any style of skiing.


  1. To improvise one's dance moves; dance freely.
  2. To improvise one's own style; to ad-lib.

freestyle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word freestyle occurs in english on average 1.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics freestyle can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that freestyle can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) transport and travel;

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