Etymology
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freebie

also freeby, 1942 (adj.) "for nothing, without charge;" 1946 (n.) "something given for free;" perhaps as early as 1900; formed "Arbitrarily" [OED] from free (adj.). Compare newbie, rudesby.

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Definitions of freebie

freebie (n.)
something that is free (usually provided as part of a promotional scheme);
the road map was a freebie
Synonyms: freebee
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