- One who enjoys liberty, or who is not subject to the will of another; one not a slave or vassal.
- A member of a corporation, company, or city, possessing certain privileges; a member of a borough, town, or State, who has the right to vote at elections. See Liveryman."Both having been made freemen on the same day." [Addison.]
Etymology: AS. freóman; freófree + mann man