Definitions

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  • adj. Not carpeted

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Without a carpet.

Etymologies

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carpet +‎ -less

Examples

  • The floors at Biarritz were red-tile, and her friend Cecil Beaton noted that they were "carpetless but spotlessly clean."

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Chilled as by an icy mantle that fell on our shoulders, we went through ante-rooms, drawing-rooms opening one out of the other, with carpetless parquet floors, and furnished with such splendid antiquities as from thence would find their way to the curiosity dealers.

    Honorine

  • The common stairs of this mansion were bare and carpetless; but a curious visitor who had to climb his way to the top, might have observed that there were not wanting indications of the progressive poverty of the inmates, although their rooms were shut.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • The boarded floor was carpetless; the three or four stiff-backed, green - painted chairs seemed once to have furnished the kitchen of some farm-house; a desk of strong, solid formation, the table aforesaid, and some framed sheets on the stone-coloured walls, bearing plans for building, for gardening, designs of machinery, etc., completed the furniture of the place.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • The level sunrays flooded the rooms, showing up hitherto unnoticed smudges and scratches on the wall-papers; showing the prints of hundreds of dusty feet on the carpetless floors.

    Australia Felix

  • Then to ease the discomfort caused by the carpetless concrete floor, he wore cushioned slippers.

    DAY OF DECEIT

  • The stairs were still carpetless, and on the way up to her room she was arrested on the landing by an encroaching tide of soapsuds.

    The House of Mirth

  • Then she heard heavy footsteps climbing up the carpetless circular staircase and Demetrios appeared in the doorway.

    Lace

  • Then she got out of bed, walked quietly down the room in her night-dress and bare feet, opened the door cautiously, and found herself out in the carpetless passage.

    The Beth Book Being a Study of the Life of Elizabeth Caldwell Maclure, a Woman of Genius

  • Her dishevelment accorded well with the general look of the house; her slippers clicked on the carpetless boards at every shuffling step, and she carried a half-cold, slopped-over cup of coffee.

    The Hippodrome

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