1. a shape having an irregular contour, chiefly used in nonrepresentational art and industrial design.
2. Ling.a linguistic form that can occur by itself, as fire, book, or run. Cf. bound form.
Pronunciation: ( —adj.frē'fôrm"; —adv.frē'fôrm'),[key] —adj. 1. characterized by free form: free-form sculpture. 2. not organized or planned in a conventional way: a free-form international conglomerate. 3. encouraged to function or evolve without advance planning; spontaneous: free-form management.
—adv. without restrictions or preconceptions: The children were allowed to paint free-form.Also,free'form".