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sleeveless


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sleeveless  \Sleeve"less\,  a.  [AS.  sl?fle['a]s.] 
  1.  Having  no  sleeves. 
 
  2.  Wanting  a  cover,  pretext,  or  palliation;  unreasonable; 
  profitless;  bootless;  useless.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  The  vexation  of  a  sleeveless  errand.  --Bp. 
  Warburton 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  sleeveless 
  adj  1:  having  no  sleeves;  "sleeveless  summer  dresses"  [ant:  {sleeved}] 
  2:  unproductive  of  success;  "a  fruitless  search";  "futile  years 
  after  her  artistic  peak";  "a  sleeveless  errand";  "a  vain 
  attempt"  [syn:  {bootless},  {fruitless},  {futile},  {vain}] 




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