- lacking air.
- that is without fresh air; stuffy: a dark, airless hallway.
- that is without a breeze; still: an airless July day.
Origin of airless
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Examples from the Web for airless
Olowu had gotten tired of the Fashion Week slog of runway shows and models posing statically in airless rooms.Designer Duro Olowu Mixes Fashion and Art in Pop-Up Exhibition
February 12, 2012
I hear the hungry oaths of men; and love kisses in the airless night.The Little Dream (Second Series Plays)
You cannot see stars in the daytime on earth, yet you could see them in the daytime on the airless moon.Common Science
Carleton W. Washburne
The main floor, big as an armory, airless as a tomb, swarmed with dancers.
It was comfortable, airless, flowerless, with gravy-coloured walls.The Lowest Rung
The station was open and airless as Harvest Moon had been before the humans got there.Legacy
James H Schmitz
- lacking fresh air; stuffy or sultry
- devoid of air
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