netless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

net +‎ -less

Adjective[edit]

netless (not comparable)

  1. Lacking a net.
    • 1988, February 5, “Ben Joravsky”, in Basketball dreams: filmmakers find a passport to black culture[1]:
      In the demo, this drama is captured by footage of a teenager, small and spindly, walking across a vacant lot, basketball in hand, to a netless court in a nearby school yard.
  2. Without Internet access.
    • 1996, TIME (page 62)
      For the netless, id [software company] plans to ship 500,000 copies of a CD-ROM-based version to retail stores.

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