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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She was flanked by her daughter, Ashley, and others who have endured the bottomless grief of losing someone to violence. Annika Hom,, "A memorial in Brockton to those gone but never forgotten," 9 June 2019 And for the first time, the fair will tip its hat to those without bottomless pockets. New York Times, "The Week in Business: YouTube Flip-Flops on Hate Speech," 8 June 2019 The brunch with bottomless signature cocktails ($75) is also an option. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, "Dining out on dad’s day? Here’s a guide to Father’s Day restaurant specials," 7 June 2019 Also, in July and August, the restaurant will offer bottomless Moet Imperial for $25, with purchase of an entrée. Ann Maloney,, "21 - and counting - summer 2019 dining deals in New Orleans," 5 June 2019 On my screen appears a chunky bottomless one in black, with leather fringe hanging from its zippers. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Why the Balenciaga Motorcycle Bag Is My First Love," 27 May 2019 Back Bay Bistro is offering a brunch buffet with bottomless Champagne and mimosas from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $75 for adults and $35 for children ages 12 and under. Julie Giuffrida,, "Where to take mom for Mother's Day brunch," 3 May 2018 Fluffy french toast, savory steak and eggs, flaky croissants, hearty burgers, and bottomless Champagne are just some of the highlights that will make waking up in Vegas a little less painful. Condé Nast Traveler, "9 Best Breakfasts and Brunches in Las Vegas," 4 Mar. 2018 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

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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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