Footless
Footless \Foot"less\, a. Having no feet. [1913 Webster]

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  • footless — (adj.) late 14c., from FOOT (Cf. foot) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less) …   Etymology dictionary

  • footless — [foot′lis] adj. [ME fotles] 1. without a foot or feet 2. not supported; without basis or substance 3. Informal not skillful or efficient; clumsy; inept footlessly adv. footlessness n …   English World dictionary

  • footless — /foot lis/, adj. 1. lacking a foot or feet. 2. having no support or basis; unsubstantial: footless dreams of glory. 3. awkward, helpless, or inefficient. [1350 1400; ME; see FOOT, LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • footless — adjective a) Without feet. The snake is a footless creature. b) Clumsy or inept. Ant: skillful, adroit …   Wiktionary

  • footless — A person who cannot, or will not, stand for anything; one who goes with the flow, or is all things to all people. He tried to raise his kids right, but, alas, they were footless …   Dictionary of american slang

  • footless — A person who cannot, or will not, stand for anything; one who goes with the flow, or is all things to all people. He tried to raise his kids right, but, alas, they were footless …   Dictionary of american slang

  • footless —    drunk    Neither better nor worse than legless:     Jesus, the things I knew for a fact when I was footless. (R. Doyle, 1996) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • footless — foot ► NOUN (pl. feet) 1) the lower extremity of the leg below the ankle, on which a person walks. 2) the base or bottom of something vertical. 3) the end of a bed where the occupant s feet normally rest. 4) a unit of linear measure equal to 12… …   English terms dictionary

  • footless — adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. having no feet b. lacking foundation ; unsubstantial 2. stupid, inept • footlessly adverb • footlessness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • footless — adj. without a foot or feet; baseless, without support; helpless …   English contemporary dictionary

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