sleeveless


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sleeve

 (slēv)
n.
1. A part of a garment that covers all or part of an arm.
2. A case into which an object or device fits: a record sleeve.
3. A tattoo that covers all or a large part of the arm.
tr.v. sleeved, sleev·ing, sleeves
To furnish or fit with sleeves or a sleeve.
Idiom:
up (one's) sleeve
Hidden but ready to be used: I still have a few tricks up my sleeve.

[Middle English sleve, from Old English slēf; see sleubh- in Indo-European roots.]

sleeve′less adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sleeveless - having no sleeves; "sleeveless summer dresses"
sleeved - made with sleeves or sleeves especially as specified; often used in combination; "sleeved garments"; "short-sleeved"
2.sleeveless - unproductive of success; "a fruitless search"; "futile years after her artistic peak"; "a sleeveless errand"; "a vain attempt"
unproductive - not producing or capable of producing; "elimination of high-cost or unproductive industries"
Translations
بِدُونِ أكْمَامٍبدون أكْمام
bez rukávů
ærmeløs
hihaton
bez rukava
ujjatlan
ermalaus
袖なしの
소매가 없는
bez rukávov
ärmlös
ไม่มีแขนเสื้อ
không tay

sleeveless

[ˈsliːvlɪs] ADJsin mangas

sleeveless

[ˈsliːvləs] adj [garment] → sans manchessleeve note n (British) texte de présentation figurant sur la pochette d'un disque

sleeveless

adjärmellos

sleeveless

[ˈsliːvlɪs] adj (garment) → senza maniche

sleeve

(sliːv) noun
1. the part of a garment that covers the arm. He tore the sleeve of his jacket; a dress with long/short sleeves.
2. (also ˈrecord-sleeve) a stiff envelope for a gramophone record.
3. something, eg a tubular part in a piece of machinery, that covers as a sleeve of a garment does the arm.
-sleeved
having (a certain kind of) sleeve(s). a long-sleeved dress.
ˈsleeveless adjective
without sleeves. a sleeveless dress.
have/keep (something) up one's sleeve
to keep (a plan etc) secret for possible use at a later time. I'm keeping this idea up my sleeve for the time being.

sleeveless

بِدُونِ أكْمَامٍ bez rukávů ærmeløs ärmellos αμάνικος sin mangas hihaton sans manches bez rukava smanicato 袖なしの 소매가 없는 mouwloos ermeløs bez rękawów sem manga, sem mangas не имеющий рукавов ärmlös ไม่มีแขนเสื้อ kolsuz không tay 无袖的
References in classic literature ?
It had been cried, to the sound of the trumpet, the preceding evening at all the cross roads, by the provost's men, clad in handsome, short, sleeveless coats of violet camelot, with large white crosses upon their breasts.
With the reader's consent, we will endeavor to retrace in thought, the impression which he would have experienced in company with us on crossing the threshold of that grand hall, in the midst of that tumultuous crowd in surcoats, short, sleeveless jackets, and doublets.
He was clothed in tight-fitting nether garments and a loose, sleeveless tunic that fell just below his hips, while his feet were shod in soft-soled sandals, the wrappings of which extended halfway to his knees, closely resembling a modern spiral military legging.
The result when completed was a sleeveless garment which fell nearly to his knees.
For that matter, there was very little heat anywhere in the building, except in the cooking rooms and such places--and it was the men who worked in these who ran the most risk of all, because whenever they had to pass to another room they had to go through ice-cold corridors, and sometimes with nothing on above the waist except a sleeveless undershirt.
His wide sleeveless mantle with a large cape to it--the sort of cloak one sees upon travellers during the winter months in Switzerland or North Italy--was by no means adapted to the long cold journey through Russia, from Eydkuhnen to St.
He had thrown off his green jerkin, and his chest was covered only by a pink silk jupon, or undershirt, cut low in the neck and sleeveless. Hordle John was stripped from his waist upwards, and his huge body, with his great muscles swelling out like the gnarled roots of an oak, towered high above the soldier.
He sheered at the moment my hands should have landed on his nose, but his sandpaper hide (I had on a sleeveless undershirt) scraped the skin off one arm from elbow to shoulder.
The notification on the dress code, a copy of which is available with Dawn, made it compulsory for female students to wear a scarf or dupatta while imposing a ban on sleeveless shirts and capri pants.
According to this dress code, wearing a scarf and dupatta has been made compulsory for the female students while wearing sleeveless shirts and capri pants have also been banned.
Bob is pictured on the front row, eighth in from the right in his sleeveless jumper playing away on his cornet.
Not long ago, an acquaintance mentioned that her dad wears "wife beaters." She was referring to the sleeveless, ribbed undershirt also known as an A-shirt.