from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of a garment, having no sleeves.
- adj. Wanting a cover, pretext, or palliation; unreasonable; profitless; useless.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having no sleeves.
- adj. Wanting a cover, pretext, or palliation; unreasonable; profitless; bootless; useless.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having no sleeves; without sleeves: noting a garment.
- Imperfect; inadequate; fruitless; unprofitable; bootless.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having no sleeves
- adj. unproductive of success
Just as the train pulled out of the station, two really buff young men in what I call sleeveless undershirts and the younger generation calls "wife beaters" turned on a boom box and began dancing and performing acrobatics as the train roared past the local stations.
Some Afghan websites published photographs purportedly showing alcohol and dancing women in sleeveless dresses at an embassy party during the abstemious Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
I order my belle-mère, who responds with one of the many moxey mouthing offs that she carries up her stubborn sleeve, even in sleeveless summertime:
A cluster of giggling youths dressed in short, sleeveless tunics scurried into the hall.
I don’t think I would have begun this training regimen had I not been bombarded with constant images of Michelle Obama in sleeveless dresses and blouses waving at the adoring voters who visit her husband’s rallies.
He's not wearing anything sleeveless, which is good for him.
I like the idea of sleeveless jerseys, but I thought the design was ugly.
That translates to some original combinations, such as sleeveless chiffon floral dresses worn with fitted coats and high-heeled sandals in the dead of winter.
For the sake of decency they kept on a kind of sleeveless knitted vest, but they were barefooted, wore the snow-white Hindu dhutis
Chamberlain will be shown in his home "sleeveless" uniform.