adjective /ˈbækləs/
having no back, said of things that you usually expect to have backs, such as chairs or dresses

The apartment was almost dismantled; chairs lay backless about the floor amid china shepherdesses and toreadors; pictures were thrown over the sofa,...

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  • Backless — Album par Eric Clapton Sortie Novembre 1978 Enregistrement 1978 Durée 40:35 Genre Rock Producteur Glyn Johns …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Backless — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Backless Álbum de Eric Clapton Publicación Noviembre de 1978 Grabación 1978 …   Wikipedia Español

  • backless — [baklis] adj. made without a back [a backless dress] * * * See back1. * * * …   Universalium

  • backless — [baklis] adj. made without a back [a backless dress] …   English World dictionary

  • Backless — Back less, a. Without a back. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • backless — 1926, in reference to women s clothing, from BACK (Cf. back) (n.) + LESS (Cf. less) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Backless — Infobox Album | Name = Backless Type = Album Artist = Eric Clapton Released = November 1978 Recorded = 1978 (?) Genre = Rock Length = 41:01 Label = Polydor Records Producer = Glyn Johns Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|3.5|5… …   Wikipedia

  • backless — adj. Backless is used with these nouns: ↑dress …   Collocations dictionary

  • backless — back|less [ˈbækləs] adj a backless dress, ↑swimsuit etc does not cover much or any of a woman s back …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • backless — back|less [ bækləs ] adjective a backless dress does not cover a woman s back and shoulders …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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