[ chahrt-lis ]

  1. uncharted or unknown: chartless regions of space.

Origin of chartless

First recorded in 1800–10; chart + -less

Words Nearby chartless Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use chartless in a sentence

  • Too much of college teaching is a blind groping, chartless and without compass.

    College Teaching | Paul Klapper
  • He dies of it; dies of the striving to find an anchorage for life, and of his inability to find it in this chartless sea.

    The Poetry Of Robert Browning | Stopford A. Brooke
  • One is left compassless, rudderless, chartless on a sea of ideas.

  • Its hundreds of thousands of square miles were as dark and chartless as Darkest Africa.

  • How did these coasters of the wilds guide themselves over prairies that were a chartless sea and mountains that were a wilderness?

British Dictionary definitions for chartless


/ (ˈtʃɑːtlɪs) /

  1. not mapped; uncharted

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