[ pahy-luh t-lis ]
/ ˈpaɪ lət lɪs /


lacking a pilot or needing no pilot: pilotless aircraft.
having no pilot light: a pilotless furnace.

Origin of pilotless

First recorded in 1595–1605; pilot + -less
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Examples from the Web for pilotless

  • The pilotless snapper-boat made another slow run, then put on speed and flashed back to the group of boats near the cruiser.