footless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English fotles, from Old English *fōtlēas (only found as fēþelēas (footless)), from Proto-Germanic *fōtlausaz (footless), equivalent to foot +‎ -less. Cognate with Dutch voetloos, German fußlos, Swedish fotlös.

Adjective[edit]

footless (comparative more footless, superlative most footless)

  1. Without feet.
    The snake is a footless creature.
  2. (colloquial) Clumsy or inept.

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