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bottomless

[bot-uh m-lis] /ˈbɒt əm lɪs/
adjective
1.
lacking a bottom.
2.
immeasurably deep.
3.
unfathomable; mysterious:
a bottomless problem.
4.
without bounds; unlimited:
He seems to have a bottomless supply of money.
5.
without basis, cause, or reason:
a bottomless accusation.
6.
nude or nearly nude below as well as above the waist:
bottomless dancers.
7.
featuring bottomless entertainers:
a bottomless club.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English botomles. See bottom, -less; defs. 5, 6 on the model of topless
Related forms
bottomlessly, adverb
bottomlessness, noun
Synonyms
4. boundless, infinite, inexhaustible.
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Examples for bottomless
  • Repeated magnification of the borders plunges one into a bottomless phantasmagoria of baroque imagery.
  • Pouring any more money into this bottomless pit is useless.
  • Inexpensive soups and sandwiches were available, as was a bottomless coffee cup.
  • The professor's knowledge is bottomless, but not your bandwidth.
  • Most of the impactor was swallowed up in the bottomless magma ocean it created.
  • Through ocean explorations, scientists have found out that oceans are not bottomless.
  • Our sense of appropriate leverage ratios might be murky, but our sense of indignation is bottomless.
  • Today's companies must consider us to be bottomless reservoirs of attention.
  • The administration does not want to be the one giving a bottomless pool of money to the automakers.
  • His voice, for that matter, appears to be bottomless.
British Dictionary definitions for bottomless

bottomless

/ˈbɒtəmlɪs/
adjective
1.
having no bottom
2.
unlimited; inexhaustible
3.
very deep
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Word Origin and History for bottomless
adj.

early 14c., from bottom + -less.

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Slang definitions & phrases for bottomless

bottomless

adjective
  1. Wearing nothing; nude: a bottomless waitress
  2. A bar, club, restaurant, etc, featuring unclad females

[1960s+; by comparison with topless, which means nude above the waist]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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