airless

[air-lis]

adjective

lacking air.
that is without fresh air; stuffy: a dark, airless hallway.
that is without a breeze; still: an airless July day.

Nearby words

  1. airhose,
  2. airily,
  3. airiness,
  4. airing,
  5. airish,
  6. airlift,
  7. airlifter,
  8. airlight,
  9. airline,
  10. airline chicken breast

Origin of airless

First recorded in 1595–1605; air1 + -less

Related formsair·less·ness, noun

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for airless


British Dictionary definitions for airless

airless

adjective

lacking fresh air; stuffy or sultry
devoid of air
Derived Formsairlessness, noun

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012