Definition of freeware in English:

freeware

noun

  • Software that is available free of charge.

    • ‘Stay away from shareware and freeware until you're no longer a novice.’
    • ‘I hesitate to recommend any video editing software that is freeware.’
    • ‘The course is based on freeware and shareware software that can be used on second-hand machines.’
    • ‘Open source is sometimes confused with freeware, which is software that does not cost anything.’
    • ‘When you download freeware or shareware, chances are that you are downloading spyware with it.’

Pronunciation:

freeware

/ˈfrēˌwer/