Software downloaded from the internet, or transfered via CD/Floppy disk, that is one or more of the following.
a.) Works for a limited time, then requires payment
b.) Works for a limited time, then becomes Nagware
c.) Works forever, but has limited features from the full-blown version
d.) Works forever, but requests nicely that if you really do like it, it would be Politically Correct for you to purchase it
I downloaded this Shareware App off the 'Net, you can't export to format XYZ, but otherwise it is great.
A promiscuous, or sexually active person given to having many partners.
Friend: "I'd date her..."
Me: "No way man, she's totally shareware."