bootless

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English bootles, botelees; equivalent to boot +‎ -less.

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bootless (not comparable)

  1. Without boots.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English boteles, botles, from Old English bōtlēas; equivalent to boot (profit; use; behoof) +‎ -less. Doublet of botleas.

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bootless (comparative more bootless, superlative most bootless)

  1. Profitless; pointless; unavailing.
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