sleeveless

[ sleev-lis ]
/ ˈsliv lɪs /

adjective

without sleeves.
amounting to nothing; unprofitable; futile: a sleeveless errand.

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Origin of sleeveless

before 950; Middle English; Old English slīeflēas. See sleeve, -less

OTHER WORDS FROM sleeveless

sleeve·less·ness, noun
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