Definitions

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  • adj. Without a caption.

Etymologies

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caption +‎ -less

Examples

  • The New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest Book is the first and so far only collection of those captionless comics at the back of the New Yorker magazine, each printed with the three “finalist” options and the winner that appeared in sequential issues of the magazine.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • With Regards to the Queen's iPod, I can just imagine future political cartoons: captionless scenes of political mayhem with the Queen regally watching ... with headphone cords dangling from her ears.

    Discourse.net: Why the Queen Can Enjoy Her New iPod

  • Although the captionless photos may not be exactly what we get in the end, it certainly makes some interesting suggestions towards a Ring that will certainly have a unique look if nothing else.

    Winners

  • Who hasn't received those captionless, authorless photographs that endlessly swirl through the electronic ether and settle in our in-box, captured moments of some unknown soul's life suddenly digitized and exposed to the eyes of the world without benefit of explanation?

    A Christmas Story

  • I have people submit captionless cat photos to me and then I come up with something funny to go on them.

    OLYMPIX CAT - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • But some of the best drawings here are captionless.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • His style varies wildly: Sempe is a master both of sparse, captionless drawings where a few simple lines speak volumes, as well as riotous, over-the-top scenes where every square centimeter inch is alive and captions are hundreds of words long.

    The Seattle Times

  • The first one resulted in a captionless Addams cartoon from 1975 of an elderly couple canoeing on a peaceful lake.

    NYT > Home Page

  • A captionless Searle drawing of two grumpy, top-hatted gents - off-duty undertakers - disapprovingly reading a copy of Life magazine is one of several cartoons on the jacket of "The Best of Punch Cartoons," and it catches your eye immediately.

    NYT > Home Page

  • It turns out not to be so easy to identify the maker of a random piece of play equipment using just a captionless photo from a 1968 craft magazine, and not just because I didn't know how to say "slide" in various foreign languages.

    Daddy Types

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