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wireless

wire·less

wireless

pronunciation:
waIr lihs
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: working or sent without wires.
We use a wireless telephone when we're out of the house.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a telephone or telegraph set that works without wires.
You can call her on the wireless.
derivations: wirelessly (adv.), wirelessness (n.)
Word Parts
The word wireless contains the following part:
-less Middle English adjective-forming suffix that means without
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The suffix -less attaches primarily to monosyllabic English nouns. However, -less is a fully productive suffix, meaning it can be added to any noun to form legitimate new words.
synonyms:
a-1, an-1
antonyms:
-ful1