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Definition of bottomless

1 : having no bottom a bottomless chair
2a : extremely deep
b : impossible to comprehend : unfathomable a bottomless mystery
3a [from the absence of lower as well as upper garments] : nude bottomless dancers
b : featuring nude entertainers

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Other Words from bottomless

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 killer threw the gun into what he thought was a bottomless pit
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First Known Use of bottomless

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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24 Feb 2021

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“Bottomless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of bottomless

: having no bottom
: seeming to have no bottom or limit
: very deep


bot·​tom·​less | \ ˈbä-təm-ləs How to pronounce bottomless (audio) \

Kids Definition of bottomless

1 : having no bottom
2 : very deep a bottomless pit

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