Definitions

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  • adj. Without a partner.

Etymologies

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partner +‎ -less

Examples

  • This year I'm more comfortable in my partnerless skin.

    madrigle Diary Entry

  • Last year I felt like the odd ball partnerless fellow; it really ended up getting my quite down.

    madrigle Diary Entry

  • She felt raw, far too close to the point of having to think of her partnerless life.

    With No One as Witness

  • The bullyboy sounded proud of himself, smug, and not the least troubled that whole families had died in that fire, and others been made bereft, parentless, childless, partnerless.

    Take A Thief

  • She would be left partnerless, feeling like a wallflower at her first ball.

    The Obedient Bride

  • Judith meanwhile, being partnerless, had wormed her way down to the prefects who were leading the line.

    Judy of York Hill

  • That often left Cora partnerless unless she wanted to dance again and again with Raymond.

    Gigolo

  • Alice knew that her present performance could be effective during only this interval between dances; and though her eyes were guarded, she anxiously counted over the partnerless young men who lounged together in the doorways within her view.

    Alice Adams

  • He relinquished her to the beaming Fred, and returned, partnerless, to Mr. Linton and Cecil.

    Mates at Billabong

  • He swiftly reflected that, after all, he had four others with Nan, that she was so surrounded with admirers that she could not go partnerless, and that he would explain.

    The Gray Dawn

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