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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. done by hand without mechanical aids or devices;
- Example: "a freehand drawing"
[syn: freehand, freehanded]

2. given or giving freely;
- Example: "was a big tipper"
- Example: "the bounteous goodness of God"
- Example: "bountiful compliments"
- Example: "a freehanded host"
- Example: "a handsome allowance"
- Example: "Saturday's child is loving and giving"
- Example: "a liberal backer of the arts"
- Example: "a munificent gift"
- Example: "her fond and openhanded grandfather"
[syn: big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Free-handed \Free"-hand`ed\, a. 1. Open-handed; liberal; given or giving freely or liberally; as, a freehanded host. [WordNet sense 2] Syn: big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. same as freehand. [WordNet sense 1] Syn: free, freehand, unguided, untraced. [WordNet 1.5] freehearted
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

freehanded adj 1: done by hand without mechanical aids or devices; "a freehand drawing" [syn: freehand, freehanded] 2: given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather" [syn: big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded]