Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having no rider.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having no rider.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Without or deprived of a rider.

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Examples

  • Gwena was arrayed in the "riderless" version of Companion full dress; no saddle, but with a blue and silver blanket cut like her barding& decorated at all the points with silver bells, a blue-dyed leather hackamore with silver tassels at the cheekpieces, and reins bedecked with more silver bells.

    Storm Breaking

  • Gwena was arrayed in the "riderless" version of Companion full dress; no saddle, but with a blue and silver blanket cut like her barding& decorated at all the points with silver bells, a blue-dyed leather hackamore with silver tassels at the cheekpieces, and reins bedecked with more silver bells.

    Storm Breaking

  • It was riderless, though on its back was a high-horned Mexican saddle, scarred and discolored by long usage.

    All Gold Cañon

  • The massive factory floor, which churns out heavy trucks and excavators, is patrolled by riderless robots.

    Caterpillar Girds for a Challenger

  • In the same scene, the riderless horse charging erratically through no-man's land was actually ridden by a person in a skin-tight gray costume who was later digitally removed.

    The Four-Legged Stars of 'War Horse'

  • Major Bartmae announced that one of the patrols had not returned at the appointed time — that one of their mounts had wandered back into the camp, riderless.

    Dust and Blood

  • On Thursday, six riderless horses led the 86th annual Rodeo Parade in Tucson.

    Tucson shootings: Giffords staffers also struggle to heal, inspired by her progress

  • It was riderless, though on its back was a high-horned Mexican saddle, scarred and discolored by long usage.

    All Gold Canon

  • On Thursday, six riderless horses led the 86th annual Rodeo Parade in Tucson.

    Tucson shootings: Giffords staffers also struggle to heal, inspired by her progress

  • With dreamlike shots of riderless horses overrunning the German lines, Spielberg rather brilliantly suggests the carnage of the war without resorting to the chum bucket.

    War Horse – review

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