bottomless

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adjective bot·tom·less \-ləs\

Definition of bottomless

  1. 1 :  having no bottom <a bottomless chair>

  2. 2 a :  extremely deep b :  impossible to comprehend :  unfathomable <a bottomless mystery> c :  boundless, unlimited

  3. 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

  1. <the wealthy couple are generous hosts, providing a bottomless supply of food and drink>

  2. <the killer threw the gun into what he thought was a bottomless pit>

14th Century

First Known Use of bottomless

14th century



BOTTOMLESS Defined for English Language Learners

bottomless

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adjective bot·tom·less \-ləs\

Definition of bottomless for English Language Learners

  • : having no bottom

  • : seeming to have no bottom or limit

  • : very deep


BOTTOMLESS Defined for Kids

bottomless

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adjective bot·tom·less \ˈbä-təm-ləs\

Definition of bottomless for Students

  1. 1 :  having no bottom

  2. 2 :  very deep <a bottomless pit>



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