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free-swinging

[free-swing-ing] /ˈfriˈswɪŋ ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
recklessly daring in action or style:
free-swinging stock market speculators.
Origin of free-swinging
1945-1950
1945-50; free(wheeling) + swinging
Related forms
free-swinger, noun
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  • He grasped his bat near the end, for Bert was what is known as a “free swinger,” and crouched expectantly.

  • He is what is known in baseball as a free swinger, and there are not many free swingers these days.

    Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson

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