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Definition of "sans" []

  • Without. (preposition)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sans" in a sentence
  • "And we're supposed to believe that the pro-torture jokester of a pResident is going to finish out his term sans impeachment hearings because the country has outrage fatigue?"
  • "He was barefoot, and if the term sans-culottes wasn't yet in common use, it wasn't for lack of trying on his part."
  • "The term sans-culottes, meaning "without breeches," implied that the members of this political group were (1 point) women, because they wore skirts. very poor and could not afford pants. pacifists who did not use guns. ordinary patriots without fine clothes."