free-wheeling

freewheeling

Wild or uncontrolled. You're going to be in debt if you keep up this free-wheeling spending.

free-wheeling

mod. lacking restraint; flamboyant and uncontrolled. These high-spending, free-wheeling palm-pressers appear out of nowhere at election time.
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Recordings at Zimmer's Remote Control studio in Santa Monica, where's he's also at work on "The Dark Knight' and "Kung Fu Panda," are more free-wheeling jam sessions, say the musicians.
With the tournament free-wheeling along smoothly, few expected Dellacqua to jam such a stick in the spokes but she upended Mauresmo with free hitting and brave counter-attacking.
Le Tallec can play up front, just behind the attack or even wide and Keegan hopes City's style of free-wheeling play will also give him the nod from Le Tallec ahead of his other suitors.
The free-wheeling, free-spending attitude of ministers in the pre- invasion days is no longer applicable.
He served Cardinal Juan Carvajal (in whose retinue he visited Germany and Hungary, and gave a free-wheeling disputation at the University of Vienna), then the powerful Cardinal Bessarion, and finally his old friend Pope Sixtus IV, before dying in 1486.
"This free-wheeling encounter with representatives of various sectors will be about the stories of faith told in the language of the modern world and how the Church listens and reacts to these narratives," said the Manila archdiocese.
"Everybody feels pressure, but hopefully they will be free-wheeling out there.
Glasgow Sheriff Court was told yesterday that McIlwraith was helping unload a shipment of the bikes at the Mini-Moto Centre in the city when officers spotted him free-wheeling it down the street.
I am currently free-wheeling until Wednesday at Cheltenham when Racing Demon in the SunAlliance Hurdle could make it all better.
I find the free-wheeling use of foul language by many of our leading contemporary entertainers such as Billy Connolly and Jonathan Ross absolutely obnoxious.
TAILBACK: Commuters face Monday morning delays as traffic backs up over the flyover on Dale Street Pictures: COLIN LANE; FREE-WHEELING: Cyclists promote Car Free Day
The devices are used as basic switches, in half and full-wave bridges for conversion, and in free-wheeling and snubber applications.
THE Kings Of New York return to woo the fickle British public with a free-wheeling tale of regret and emotional disintegration.
Pic's free-wheeling attitude toward sex results in some treasurably funny, wild sequences (such as Bong-ja diving in to service one of the girl's tricks), though others centering on Bong-ja's loneliness feel overextended.
For security, a Thatcham-approved electronic engine immobiliser - resulting in the T2 insurance rating - and free-wheeling door locks are standard, with central deadlocking available as an option.