What does headless mean?

Definitions for headlessˈhɛd lɪs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word headless.

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

  4. Origin: [AS. hefodles.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of headless in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of headless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sir Charles Spencer Charlie Chaplin:

    Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the Headless Monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.

  2. Leoncio Evasco Jr:

    It also further unmasks the true character of the Aquino regime – one that in the face of debacle will abandon ship and run like a headless chicken.

  3. Rajesh Varma:

    Did this rout make sense ? No, I don't see that. For the last couple of days I have been buying stocks, adding to those that I hold, just because the Shanghai index has dropped back to zero for the year, that doesn't mean that there won't be demand... I think a lot of short-term investors have been running around like headless chickens.

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