Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. leafless

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Leafless.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without leave.
  • A rare variant of leafless. A leaveless branch laden with icicles.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • “I started two trees back,” she said, pointing to a leaveless tree around 30 feet behind her.

    The Buzz at Ben’s Chili Bowl - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • I looked at Little Jim and Poetry to see what they thought and to see if they could think of anything that might help us from getting a licking with those leaveless beech switches.

    Shenanigans at Sugar Creek

  • When we rested on this bench, inspecting the snow-covered terrain under the stark, leaveless oak trees, as the setting winter sun tinted light through the oranges and yellows of the chapel’s stained-glass windows, we were pretty sure we’d stumbled on the path to Heaven.

    You Know Where to Find Me

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.