Definitions

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  • adjective Not furnished with a cushion.

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  • adjective Without a cushion.

Etymologies

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cushion +‎ -less

Examples

  • When we pulled open the paneled, two-car door on our first morning in residence, we were greeted with great piles of rusted tools and rotting furniture—lawn mowers and Weedwackers, a stained rug, a cushionless couch.

    AMERICAN SUBVERSIVE

  • He starts pulling kids off the cushionless sofa and stone-slinging them toward the door while the other kids and the jivey charismatics keep urging Juano on.

    Underworld

  • He starts pulling kids off the cushionless sofa and stone-slinging them toward the door while the other kids and the jivey charismatics keep urging Juano on.

    Underworld

  • He starts pulling kids off the cushionless sofa and stone-slinging them toward the door while the other kids and the jivey charismatics keep urging Juano on.

    Underworld

  • Jackie stood in the doorway looking around, but I walked in to sit down on a cushionless window seat.

    Wild Orchids

  • He sat on the cushionless couch for a while, shaking.

    IRON LAKE

  • He sat on the cushionless couch for a while, shaking.

    IRON LAKE

  • Not that his presence mattered anyway; Willie sat slumped in a cushionless corner of the couch, arms folded across his chest, silent and withdrawn.

    Leave a Message for Willie

  • He is seated in an old high-backed, cushionless arm-chair, but an easy one, nevertheless, to him, who from dawn till sunset, has been engaged in ploughing, thrashing, ditching, or mowing.

    Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce

  • There they were, with the red-hot stove and poisonous atmosphere, as usual; so my friend and I, selecting a cushionless "smoking-car," where the windows would at all events be open, seated ourselves on the hard boards of resignation, lit the tapery weed of consolation, and shrouded ourselves in its fragrant clouds.

    Lands of the Slave and the Free Cuba, the United States, and Canada

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