bottomless

adjective

bot·​tom·​less ˈbä-təm-ləs How to pronounce bottomless (audio)
1
: having no bottom
a bottomless chair
2
a
: extremely deep
b
: impossible to comprehend : unfathomable
a bottomless mystery
3
a
[from the absence of lower as well as upper garments] : nude
bottomless dancers
b
: featuring nude entertainers
bottomlessly adverb
bottomlessness noun

Examples of bottomless in a Sentence

the wealthy couple are generous hosts, providing a bottomless supply of food and drink the ocean explorers discovered what appeared to be a bottomless abyss
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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of bottomless was in the 15th century

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“Bottomless.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bottomless. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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bottomless

adjective
bot·​tom·​less ˈbät-əm-ləs How to pronounce bottomless (audio)
1
: having no bottom
2
: very deep
a bottomless pit

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