Definitions for headlessˈhɛd lɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

head•lessˈhɛd lɪs(adj.)

  1. lacking a head.

  2. beheaded.

  3. having no leader or chief.

  4. foolish; stupid.

Origin of headless:

bef. 1000


Princeton's WordNet

  1. headless(adj)

    not having a head or formed without a head

    "the headless horseman"; "brads are headless nails"

  2. brainless, headless(adj)

    not using intelligence


  1. headless(Adjective)

    Without a head; decapitated.

    How did the headless horseman see to chase Ichabod?

  2. headless(Adjective)

    Without a head in the sense of leadership.

  3. headless(Adjective)

    Not having a head morpheme or word.

  4. headless(Adjective)

    Running without a user interface; specifically, running without a monitor, keyboard, and mouse.

  5. headless(Adjective)

    Without a head of foam.

  6. headless(Adjective)

    Destitute of understanding or prudence; foolish; rash.

    Witless headiness in judging or headless hardiness in condemning. uE000217239uE001 Spenser.

  7. Origin: From Anglo-Saxon, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Headless(adj)

    having no head; beheaded; as, a headless body, neck, or carcass

  2. Headless(adj)

    destitute of a chief or leader

  3. Headless(adj)

    destitute of understanding or prudence; foolish; rash; obstinate


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