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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sleeve·less, a.
 1. Having no sleeves.
 2. Lacking a cover, pretext, or palliation; unreasonable; profitless; bootless; useless. [Obs.]
    The vexation of a sleeveless errand.   --Bp. Warburton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having no sleeves; "sleeveless summer dresses" [ant: sleeved]
      2: unproductive of success; "a fruitless search"; "futile years
         after her artistic peak"; "a sleeveless errand"; "a vain
         attempt" [syn: bootless, fruitless, futile, vain]