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topless

[ top-lis ]
/ ˈtɒp lɪs /
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adjective

lacking a top: a topless bathing suit.
nude above the waist or hips: topless dancers.
featuring entertainers, waitresses, etc., who are nude above the waist or hips: a topless bar.
extremely high: a topless mountain.
Obsolete. without a peer.

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Origin of topless

First recorded in 1580–90; top1 + -less

OTHER WORDS FROM topless

top·less·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for topless

topless
/ (ˈtɒplɪs) /

adjective

having no top
  1. denoting a costume which has no covering for the breasts
  2. wearing such a costume
archaic immeasurably high

Derived forms of topless

toplessness, noun
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