sleeveless

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English slevelees, sleveles, from Old English slīeflēas (sleeveless), equivalent to sleeve +‎ -less.

AdjectiveEdit

sleeveless (not comparable)

  1. Of a garment, having no sleeves.
  2. (obsolete) Wanting a cover, pretext, or palliation; unreasonable; profitless; useless.
    The vexation of a sleeveless errand. — Bishop Warburton.

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