[ waw-ter-lis, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tər lɪs, ˈwɒt ər- /


devoid of water; dry.
needing no water, as for cooking.

Nearby words

  1. waterish,
  2. waterishly,
  3. waterjet,
  4. waterleaf,
  5. waterleaf family,
  6. waterless cooker,
  7. waterlessly,
  8. waterline,
  9. waterlocked,
  10. waterlog

Origin of waterless

before 950; Middle English waterlees, Old English waterlēas. See water, -less

Related formswa·ter·less·ly, adverbwa·ter·less·ness, noun

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