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[free-swing-ing] /ˈfriˈswɪŋ ɪŋ/
recklessly daring in action or style:
free-swinging stock market speculators.
Origin of free-swinging
1945-50; free(wheeling) + swinging
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free-swinger, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They were a free-swinging, hacking club, striking out and not walking.
  • The helmet shall be guided by the leads and not be free-swinging.
  • Hooks attached to any lure, except an artificial fly must be free-swinging.
  • The five ton rating, however, applies only when the booms are used in a free-swinging manner.
  • When you get over seventeen-and-a-half tons, it usually goes into an upper structure rotating cab free-swinging type mode.

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