Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Containing no sugar.
  • adj. Sweetened with a substance other than sucrose: sugarless gum; sugarless candy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Containing no refined sugar as an ingredient.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Without sugar; free from sugar.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Free from sugar.

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

  • adj. not containing sugar

Etymologies

sugar +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The sweetener used in sugarless gums and mints can rapidly cause liver failure in dogs.

    Help your pet avoid the perils of Christmas

  • If you drink any soda, pop, any of the sugar or so called sugarless product all you will get is puffy body.

    Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions

  • Alternatives: Use substitutes you can put in your mouth such as sugarless gum or hard candy, raw vegetables such as carrot sticks, or sunflower seeds.

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  • Have on hand items that can substitute for the cigarette you're used to having in your mouth, such as sugarless gum, hard candy, cinnamon sticks and crunchy vegetables.

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  • • You might want to consider an alternative to sugar-based treats, such as sugarless gum.

    The Chronicle

  • "sugarless" Independence Day this year as a symbol of the bitter life they have been handed out by women who harass them and even deny them parenting rights.

    The Times of India

  • And over the weekend, a German shorthair owned by F&S Shooting Editor and Gun Nut blogger, Phil Bourjaily, ate an entire pack of sugarless gum, which can have dire consequences for a dog.

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  • The fattest purses spilled over with magnificently foreign objects to Luke: cell phones, lipsticks, sugarless gum of all varieties.

    Lifting

  • Scientists also found that chewing gum whether sugarless or not did not reduce the amount of VSCs in one's mouth.

    Dr. Harold Katz: Advice and Explanations of Bad Breath From Experts

  • It's crazy to think that someone's dog could die from a few muffins or pieces of sugarless gum, but it is true.

    Dr. Richard Palmquist: Pet Owners Beware: This Common Sweetener Can Poison Dogs

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