footless footless

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having no feet or analogous appendages

Usage(s):

  1. A great play is flooded by its author with inner light, and it is usually some jaded director who drags the drama off on some footless side path and leaves it mired and mangled.
  2. This footless, episodic epic on the life and teachings of Gautama Buddha tries to crowd everything in Buddhist literature into one elephantine moving picture.
  3. This village wench marries, after Benjamin's death, a footless tippler who turns the five brothers out and lets the farm go to ruin.

News

  • Bridge to nowhere gets new funding

    It's form over function for the Ithaca bridge over Route 13 that takes pedestrians nowhere. But despite the disuse, the iconic overpass isn't getting off scot free. Tamara Lindstrom tells us how the footless bridge is costing taxpayers.
    on August 8, 2013     Source: YNN Syracuse

Quotes

  1. "Despite these mummies being footless they are very well preserved and wearing gilded masks," says Zahi Hawass, secretary-general of the SCA .The eastern side of the necropolis, the site of Graeco-Roman burials, contained three more mummies,...
    on Jan 24, 2008 By: Zahi Hawass Source: Al-Ahram Weekly

  2. High-profile US fashion blog Go Fug Yourself criticised her this week for the Trelise Cooper ensemble - described as "a waistcoat with a skirt that looks like it's been tucked up into the world's only pair of baggy footless pantyhose" - that she...
    on May 1, 2008 By: Trelise Cooper Source: Stuff.co.nz

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