Definitions

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  • adj. Without a drink, without drinks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Destitute of drink.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without drink; having nothing to drink.
  • [Fairfax MS. Other MSS. have drinkless.]

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Examples

  • Sleepless, almost foodless, and absolutely drinkless, he was everywhere.

    Winsome Winnie and other New Nonsense Novels

  • I proudly displayed it on the subway, at Nedick's and Chock full o'Nuts and the Automat, in garment-district cafeterias, at the juice stand in the passage from the IRT to the shuttle at Grand Central, in the car care of the 5: 50 express home (drinkless but trying to outsmoke everybody), maybe once or twice at some dump on St. Mark's pace that advertised Acapulco Gold ice cream.

    A Striped Armchair

  • At one of the meet-and-greets, Ham is standing drinkless, as usual, sporting a polo shirt, chatting with a few people he knows and some he's just met.

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  • At one of the meet-and-greets, Ham is standing drinkless, as usual, sporting a polo shirt, chatting with a few people he knows and some he’s just met.

    The Man Who Owns the Internet | Impact Lab

  • I proudly displayed it on the subway, at Nedick's and Chock full o' Nuts and the Automat, in garment-district cafeterias, at the juice stand in the passage from the IRT to the shuttle at Grand Central, in the bar car of the 5:30 express home drinkless but trying to outsmoke everybody), maybe once or twice at some dump on St. Mark's Place that advertised Acapulco Gold ice cream);

    Archive 2005-09-01

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