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

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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Company accountants often questioned whether the chain’s bottomless French fries policy was cost effective. Julie Jargon, WSJ, "Red Robin CEO Urged Employees to Find Their Own Ways to Please Customers," 14 Dec. 2018 This four-part portrait created by Henry Louis Gates Jr., who also serves as host, draws from a bottomless-seeming treasury of period photos eloquent in their testimony. Dorothy Rabinowitz, WSJ, "‘Reconstruction: America After the Civil War’ Review: Progress and Obstruction," 4 Apr. 2019 The bar during brunch is mixing $15 bottomless mimosas or Bloody Marys. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Weekend brunch is starting at Oak Barrel on 3rd," 3 May 2018 Mi Corazon in Silver Lake has started serving weekend brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Mexican restaurant is offering omelets with roasted poblanos; Mexican bolillo bread French toast; and eggs with ranchero sauce alongside $17 bottomless mimosas. Jenn Harris,, "An '80s bar pushing big hair, PBR on draft and pizza by the slice is open in West Hollywood," 19 Feb. 2018 The Frenchwoman how-to is a mainstay of the industry, the publishing equivalent of a bottomless brunch. New York Times, "Letter of Recommendation: ‘Live Like a French Woman’ Books," 12 June 2018 Gawker is clueless it’s being stalked by a party committed to its destruction with practically bottomless resources to bring this about. Stephen Phillips, San Francisco Chronicle, "New tech books: ‘Conspiracy,’ ‘Broad Band,’ ‘The Truth Machine’," 1 June 2018 The investment highlights the outsized ambition and seemingly bottomless wallet of SoftBank and its founder, Masayoshi Son., "SoftBank fund puts $2.25 billion in GM’s driverless unit," 1 June 2018 The investment highlights the ambition and seemingly bottomless wallet of SoftBank’s founder, Masayoshi Son. New York Times, "SoftBank Fund Puts $2.25 Billion in G.M.’s Driverless Unit," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of bottomless

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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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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