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

  • adj. Bearing nothing.
  • adj. Having received or gained nothing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having nothing to give.
  • adj. Having given or received nothing.
  • adj. Having failed in a task.
  • adj. That revolves purely around unarmed, hand-to-hand combat, and uses no weapons.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having acquired or gained nothing.
  • adj. carrying nothing in the hands.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having nothing in the hands; specifically, carrying or bringing nothing of value, as money or a present.

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

  • adj. having acquired or gained nothing
  • adj. carrying nothing in the hands


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