bottomless
adjective Date: 14th century 1. having no bottom <
a bottomless chair
>
2. a. extremely deep b. impossible to comprehend ; unfathomable <
a bottomless mystery
>
c. boundless, unlimited 3. a. [from the absence of lower as well as upper garments] nude <
bottomless dancers
>
b. featuring nude entertainers • bottomlessly adverbbottomlessness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bottomless — Bot tom*less, a. Without a bottom; hence, fathomless; baseless; as, a bottomless abyss. Bottomless speculations. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bottomless — [bät′əmlis] adj. 1. having no bottom 2. seeming to have no bottom; very deep, endless, etc. the bottomless pit the underworld; hell …   English World dictionary

  • bottomless — index baseless, profound (intense) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bottomless — early 14c., from BOTTOM (Cf. bottom) + LESS (Cf. less) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bottomless — [[t]bɒ̱təmləs[/t]] 1) ADJ If you describe a supply of something as bottomless, you mean that it seems so large that it will never run out. Princess Anne does not have a bottomless purse. 2) ADJ If you describe something as bottomless, you mean… …   English dictionary

  • bottomless — bottomlessly, adv. bottomlessness, n. /bot euhm lis/, adj. 1. lacking a bottom. 2. immeasurably deep. 3. unfathomable; mysterious: a bottomless problem. 4. without bounds; unlimited: He seems to have a bottomless supply of money. 5. without basis …   Universalium

  • bottomless — bot|tom|less [ˈbɔtəmləs US ˈba: ] adj 1.) a bottomless hole, sea etc is one that is extremely deep ▪ There was a rope dangling down into a dark, bottomless hole. 2.) seeming to have no end or limit ▪ the bottomless well of information available… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bottomless — adjective 1 a sea, hole etc that is bottomless is extremely deep 2 seeming to have no end: a bottomless pit: a bottomless pit of misery …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bottomless — bot•tom•less [[t]ˈbɒt əm lɪs[/t]] adj. 1) lacking a bottom 2) immeasurably deep 3) without bounds; unlimited: a bottomless supply of money[/ex] 4) without basis, cause, or reason: a bottomless accusation[/ex] 5) cvb a) nude or nearly nude below… …   From formal English to slang

  • bottomless — bot|tom|less [ batəmləs ] adjective 1. ) having no limits or end: There isn t a bottomless pit (=an endless supply) of public money. 2. ) extremely deep and seeming to have no bottom: a bottomless well/lake/gorge …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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