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
Recent Examples on the Web Appreciation for the bottomless virtues of nuance—and for a class of technocrats making a living off of such complexities—is one of the fundamental ideological supports of the current, decadent stage of liberal democracy. Ben Ehrenreich, The New Republic, "The Passion of Greta Thunberg," 27 Dec. 2019 And a bottomless bank account can’t turn back time entirely. Monica Corcoran Harel, Marie Claire, "The Problem With Beauty & Wellness Slacking," 31 Oct. 2019 The autumn rains commenced upon Roosevelt’s arrival, and for days the leaden sky poured, drizzled and misted, turning ground that had been dusty days before into a sticky, bottomless gumbo. H.w. Brands, Time, "How Theodore Roosevelt Fell in Love With the American West," 22 Oct. 2019 The arrival of the mega-funds and their bottomless coffers has changed all that. Los Angeles Times, "News Analysis: WeWork’s biggest problem? It had too much money," 25 Sep. 2019 Analysts say the potential — and the appetites — are bottomless. Danielle Paquette, Washington Post, "Forget Popeye’s vs. Chick-fil-A. KFC and Africa Fried Chicken are pecking it out.," 8 Nov. 2019 Halloween, with its Jack-o’-lanterns, playful costumes and bottomless bags of candy, is normally nothing but spooky good fun. Paul Stephen,, "San Antonians share their scariest kitchen disasters," 23 Oct. 2019 Our minds and bodies need a break from the stimulation of daily life, especially in the always-on era of screens, notifications, and bottomless social feeds. Nicola Fumo, Town & Country, "Why the Dominican Republic Is the Best Place to Relax and Unwind," 23 Nov. 2019 His bid would be built around his effectively bottomless pockets, since no presidential campaign has ever come close to spending the resources at Bloomberg's disposal. Michael Scherer, Anchorage Daily News, "Former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg files papers to join Democratic race for president," 21 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of bottomless

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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3 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Bottomless.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 January 2020.

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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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