Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Without a host.
  • adj. inhospitable

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inhospitable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inhospitable.

Etymologies

host +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The hostless (re: no Paige) aspect was probably part of why the show slipped out of my rotation.

    Saturday Link Dump – Two TV Links

  • But why was her shadow sitting there, the lonely hostless guest of the night's caravansary?

    There & Back

  • However, this won't be the first time the VMAs proceeds without a comic anchor; in both 2004 and 2007, the ceremony went hostless as well.

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - The Washington Post

  • MTV made much of the fact that the 2011 edition of the Video Music Awards, held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night, would go hostless, but the fact that it went off without any apparent supervision came as a surprise.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The site was seventh in attendance - the only one of the hostless arenas to crack the top

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • There isn't a perfect solution to avoid having hostless sites.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • It wasn't just the hostless sites that fell short of their guarantees and had to make up the difference to the NCAA.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • I think they did a really good job of transitioning into the new, hostless format.

    EclipseMagazine

  • Hosts Grant Lawrence, Craig Norris, Lisa Christiansen, Lauren Burrows, Amanda Putz, and Buck 65 are your guides by day, and overnights are a hostless music mix of the best from CBC Radio 3's music library.

    CBC Radio 3

  • No more hostless challenges dude, you’re the king of commentary, one of my favourite moments in Survivor history is when Jonathan Penner (one of the best) told you to shut it and you kept going anyway.

    Jeff Probst blogs 'Survivor: Samoa': episode #4 | EW.com

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