foot·​less | \ ˈfu̇t-ləs How to pronounce footless (audio) \

Definition of footless

1a : having no feet
b : lacking foundation : unsubstantial
2 : stupid, inept

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Other Words from footless

footlessly adverb
footlessness noun

Examples of footless in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kim wore footless black sheer tights over a pair of black silky string panties. Erin Reimel, Glamour, "Kim Kardashian Isn't Even Trying to Wear Pants Anymore," 9 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of footless

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Footless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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