[ meyk-lis ]
/ ˈmeɪk lɪs /

adjective Archaic.

having no mate or match.

Nearby words

  1. make-work,
  2. makeba,
  3. makebate,
  4. makedhonia,
  5. makefast,
  6. makemie,
  7. makemie, francis,
  8. makeover,
  9. maker,
  10. maker's mark

Origin of makeless

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200; see origin at make2, -less Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for makeless



early 13c., "peerless, without equal," from make (n.) + -less. Meaning "mateless, widowed" is from early 15c.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper