free spirit

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free spirit

Someone who does not conform to social norms or expectations. Maria is too much of a free spirit to be working in a stuffy corporate environment.
See also: free, spirit
References in classic literature ?
A ship in dock, surrounded by quays and the walls of warehouses, has the appearance of a prisoner meditating upon freedom in the sadness of a free spirit put under restraint.
I love him who is of a free spirit and a free heart: thus is his head only the bowels of his heart; his heart, however, causeth his down-going.