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  • adj. Without curtains.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. not provided with curtains. Opposite of curtained.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without curtain or curtains: as, a curtainless bed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not provided with curtains


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  • I don't know if that's an invitation but I take it as one, leaving the curtainless window to sit beside him, our thighs gently touching.

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  • The walls are a freshly painted taupe and the windows are curtainless.

    Icicles in California

  • Ellen stood motionless at the curtainless kitchen window, staring at the autumnal woods, looking for signs of the various animals that frequented her property.


  • He can't decide what to tell her of that glorious night: leaping up the stairs to his digs, Julia behind him, heaping discarded clothing, scooping papers, books, socks from the sofa to make a space, wishing he had fresh milk in the fridge; through his curtainless window nothing more than the slimmest rib of a moon to judge them.

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  • She would make curtains for the curtainless windows, she had a moment ago decided.

    William Trevor | An Idyll in Winter

  • The curtainless windows welcomed all manner of light into the room.

    Sea Escape

  • I choose to stand in the curtainless bain/douche* before trying to figure out how to balance shampoo, soap and a hand-held shower head so as not to flood the bathroom.


  • And enjoyed pretty much the same things, particularly watching interiors through the curtainless windows of the nice houses alongside the “grachten”.


  • On our walks together at night, before I leave for work, Herbie and I pass by this one apartment that's lit up and curtainless, which makes for excellent spying.

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  • A shaving-glass, suspended to the fastening of a curtainless window, and surmounted by a rag striped by many wipings of a razor, indicated the only sacrifices paid by

    A Daughter of Eve


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