- without sleeves.
- amounting to nothing; unprofitable; futile: a sleeveless errand.
Origin of sleeveless
Examples from the Web for sleeveless
Contemporary Examples of sleeveless
Along with her friend Laura Clark, Pulitzer began to sell those dresses—one sleeveless version, and one with a sleeve—for $22.Lilly Pulitzer, Designer and Palm Beach Socialite, Dead at 81
April 8, 2013
There were also more gender-distinguished items: sleeveless blouses for women and sharp suits for the guys.Will.i.am, Fashion Designer?
December 12, 2012
Colorful blue patchworks created a leather-lace effect on sleeveless dresses.Balenciaga’s Nicolas Ghesquiere Shows Whispers of Brilliance in Spring 2013 Collection
September 27, 2012
According to Bissonnette, bin Laden was wearing a sleeveless white T-shirt, loose tan pants, and a tan tunic.SEALs Book on Raid to Kill Osama Contradicts Administration’s Version in Several Key Spots
The Daily Beast
August 29, 2012
Sure, but would Don Draper be caught dead in a sleeveless T-shirt?The New Cool: Can Coolness Be Studied Like a Science?
June 18, 2012
Historical Examples of sleeveless
He had thrown off his coat and cap, and his sleeveless arms were bare to the armpits.A Son of Hagar
Sir Hall Caine
Enter Simon, smiling; he has a sleeveless peasant's coat on.Fruits of Culture
A short, sleeveless surcoat, worn over armour from about 1340 to about 1405.The Handbook to English Heraldry
"Vainglory is a sleeveless errand," murmured the spirit of the flagellant.Under the Rose
Frederic Stewart Isham
The Surcoat was of two principal kinds: the sleeveless and the sleeved.Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe