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Definition of "sleeveless" [sleeve•less]

  • Of a garment, having no sleeves. (adjective)
  • Wanting a cover, pretext, or palliation; unreasonable; profitless; useless. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "sleeveless" in a sentence
  • "Just as the train pulled out of the station, two really buff young men in what I call sleeveless undershirts and the younger generation calls "wife beaters" turned on a boom box and began dancing and performing acrobatics as the train roared past the local stations."
  • "Some Afghan websites published photographs purportedly showing alcohol and dancing women in sleeveless dresses at an embassy party during the abstemious Muslim holy month of Ramadan."
  • "I order my belle-mère, who responds with one of the many moxey mouthing offs that she carries up her stubborn sleeve, even in sleeveless summertime:"