Definitions

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  • adj. Without a laptop computer.

Etymologies

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laptop +‎ -less

Examples

  • Being one of the few remaining "laptopless" people around, I wasn't willing to pay by the minute to check email or write a blog entry.

    Philocrites: Thoughts from sea level.

  • I had promised it would be a "laptopless" vacation.

    Money and Markets: Free Investment Email Newsletter

  • My experience this week is encouraging me to go "laptopless" on short trips from here on in, unless I feel I will need a computer to work on a PowerPoint document or to project one.

    The Steve Rubel Lifestream

  • It took me a few seconds to make the mental leap that topless = laptopless, thus getting the joke.

    Girls Go Postal! | Forgotten Laptop

  • It was nice to be able to check my email and Facebook when some tool in class would ask an extended, irrelevant, barely on-topic question (back as a laptopless undergrad I would have just counted ceiling tiles or doodled and simply wished to die), but the problem there was eventually the professor would come back to the point and move on with the lecture, but I would rarely come back with him.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Laptops in Class Redux

  • It was nice to be able to check my email and Facebook when some tool in class would ask an extended, irrelevant, barely on-topic question back as a laptopless undergrad I would have just counted ceiling tiles or doodled and simply wished to die, but the problem there was eventually the professor would come back to the point and move on with the lecture, but I would rarely come back with him.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Laptops in Class Redux

  • And speaking of iPhones, this entry has been written on one, as my PowerBook crashed and burned Sunday, the geniuses at the Apple Store declared on Monday that all I now had was a very shiny paperweight, and I've been laptopless ever since!

    Roasting Robert Silverberg

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