topless etymology

English word topless comes from English -less (Lacking (something); without (something).), English top

Detailed word origin of topless

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-less English (eng) Lacking (something); without (something).
top English (eng) (BDSM) A dominant partner in a BDSM relationship or roleplay.. (LGBT, slang) A man penetrating or with a preference for penetrating during homosexual intercourse.. (archaic) The chief person; the most prominent one.. (archaic) The crown of the head, or the hair upon it; the head.. (baseball) The first half of an inning, during which the home team fields and the visiting team bats.. (golf) A [...]
topless English (eng) (chiefly, of a woman) Not wearing a garment covering the top half of the body; naked from the waist up.. (of a place) Featuring women that are naked from the waist up, often strippers or dancers.. (poetic) Very high, towering.. Lacking a top. (automotive) A convertible car having the top retracted or otherwise open.

Words with the same origin as topless

Descendants of -less
breathless clueless countless defenseless fearless flawless hopeless meaningless merciless needless penniless pointless priceless regardless relentless ruthless selfless senseless sleepless thoughtless timeless toothless useless wireless