jointlessly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From jointless +‎ -ly.

Adverb[edit]

jointlessly (not comparable)

  1. Without joints.
    • 1946, Mervyn Peake, Titus Groan
      How jointlessly, and how jointlessly
      The frivolous cake sailed by
      On the waves of the ocean that pointlessly
      Threw fish to the lilac sky.
    • 2006, Jane Gentry, Portrait of the artist as a white pig (page 6)
      I see him stand, jointlessly unfolding, pull from the holster on his hip the shingle knife, as easy as you'd pluck the fork beside your plate.