Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Lacking or not requiring a key

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. lacking or not requiring a key. Opposite of keyed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having no key (in any sense).

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

  • adj. lacking or not requiring a key

Etymologies

key +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The two models come with new 18-inch alloy wheels used exclusively on this editions, heated mirrors, leather interior, leather steering wheel, heated leather seats and the possibility to enter in the car with your key in you pocket, called keyless entry.

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  • Features such as electronic throttle controls, computer-controlled braking, push-button "keyless" ignition systems, new transmission designs and gas-electric hybrids present challenges to drivers who are accustomed to the well-known conventions that guided the designs of the analog cars of yesteryear.

    Can Drivers Handle High-Tech Cars?

  • For 2011, Charger struts with a variety of standard and optional technologies, such as keyless entry and push-button start, Garmin navigation system, rainy-day safety mode, adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning, blind-spot monitoring, cross-path detection, and rearview camera.

    Sneak Peek: 2011 Dodge Charger--New styling, equipment, power

  • It was a loaner with an unfamiliar gear controller and a 'keyless' ignition.

    Woman dies in speeding Toyota

  • The former is essentially fancy wheels and a body kit, while the latter two equipment groups include features such as keyless starting, ventilated front seats, a nighttime vision assist system and "Drive Dynamic" front seats whose bolsters automatically inflate to add support during hard cornering.

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  • The Lexus ES350 is a "keyless" car, which requires a driver to depress the "start" button for three seconds to turn off the engine.

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  • Both pianists, to no one's surprise, played Liszt's Piano Sonata, a work that unites many elements of his musical style: the almost keyless ambiguity of the opening theme; the metamorphosis of that theme through variation; extraordinary technical demands, and a seemingly programmatic narrative, in the manner of his tone poems for orchestra.

    Pianists Andre Watts and Evgeny Kissin offer Liszt recitals

  • Electric "Chamberlain" Security garage door opener, wireless and keyless.

    ESTATE LIQUIDATION-to be sold to the highest bidder.

  • Programming a BCM takes hours, and both keyless entry devices need to be reprogrammed too, so it would have been fairly obvious to my friend or me if the BCM were ever changed out.

    Your Car Is Used. Should GM Still Be Responsible For A Mistake It Made In The Factory? - The Consumerist

  • They said the company will save $70 million a year by going to a "keyless" system in which drivers will start their vehicle with a fob hooked to their belt.

    Delivery Drivers to Pick Up Pace by Surrendering Keys

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  • flew the clue-less!

    December 15, 2012