Definition of free-floater in English:

free-floater

noun

  • See free-floating

    • ‘In these regions, the stress of wave action makes life difficult for free-floaters; most organisms who live here attach themselves to the rocks.’
    • ‘The luminosities of these faint free-floaters overlap with those expected for recently formed giant planets.’
    • ‘Now, some astronomers claim that at least one of these objects may not be a free-floater after all.’
    • ‘If the objects are as abundant in other clusters, the number of free-floaters dispersed through the Milky Way could rival the number of stars.’