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Meaning of BOOTLESS

Pronunciation:  'bootlis

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  unproductive of success; "a fruitless search"; "futile years after her artistic peak"; "a sleeveless errand"; "a vain attempt"

BOOTLESS is a 8 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: fruitless, futile, sleeveless, unproductive, vain



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Boot"less\, a. [From {Boot} profit.]
Unavailing; unprofitable; useless; without advantage or
success. --Chaucer.

      I'll follow him no more with bootless prayers. --Shak.
-- {Boot"less*ly}, adv. -- {Boot"less*ness}, n.

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