sleeveless
adjective see sleeve

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sleeveless — Sleeve less, a. [AS. sl[=e]fle[ a]s.] 1. Having no sleeves. [1913 Webster] 2. Wanting a cover, pretext, or palliation; unreasonable; profitless; bootless; useless. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] The vexation of a sleeveless errand. Bp. Warburton.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sleeveless — [slēv′lis] adj. without sleeves [a sleeveless sweater] …   English World dictionary

  • sleeveless — [[t]sli͟ːvləs[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A sleeveless dress, top, or other item of clothing has no sleeves. She wore a sleeveless silk dress …   English dictionary

  • sleeveless — adjective 1. having no sleeves sleeveless summer dresses • Ant: ↑sleeved 2. unproductive of success a fruitless search futile years after her artistic peak a sleeveless errand a vain attempt …   Useful english dictionary

  • sleeveless — sleevelessness, n. /sleev lis/, adj. 1. without sleeves. 2. amounting to nothing; unprofitable; futile: a sleeveless errand. [bef. 950; ME; OE sliefleas. See SLEEVE, LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sleeveless — adj. Sleeveless is used with these nouns: ↑blouse, ↑dress, ↑pullover, ↑shirt, ↑T shirt, ↑top, ↑undershirt, ↑vest …   Collocations dictionary

  • sleeveless — sleeve|less [ˈsli:vləs] adj a sleeveless jacket, dress etc has no sleeves …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sleeveless — sleeve|less [ slivləs ] adjective a sleeveless dress or shirt is one that does not have sleeves …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sleeveless — adjective a sleeveless jacket, dress etc has no sleeves …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sleeveless — UK [ˈsliːvləs] / US [ˈslɪvləs] adjective a sleeveless dress or shirt is one that does not have sleeves …   English dictionary

  • sleeveless — [ˈsliːvləs] adj a sleeveless dress or shirt does not have sleeves …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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