Bootless



without result, gain, or advantage; unavailing; useless.
Contemporary Examples

GOP R.I.P. John Batchelor April 9, 2009

Historical Examples

The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six Titus Livius
The Gold Girl James B. Hendryx
Phineas Redux Anthony Trollope
The Book of Humorous Verse Various
History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete John Lothrop Motley
The Freelands John Galsworthy
The Plays of Philip Massinger Philip Massinger
Modern Icelandic Plays Jhann Sigurjnsson
A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot

adjective
of little or no use; vain; fruitless: a bootless search
adj.

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  • Bootlicker

    to seek the favor or goodwill of in a servile, degraded way; toady to. to be a toady. Historical Examples The Cruise of the Dry Dock T. S. Stribling In the Heart of a Fool William Allen White verb (informal) to seek favour by servile or ingratiating behaviour towards (someone, esp someone in authority); toady

  • Bootlicking

    to seek the favor or goodwill of in a servile, degraded way; toady to. to be a toady. verb (informal) to seek favour by servile or ingratiating behaviour towards (someone, esp someone in authority); toady



  • Bootloader

    noun (computing) a bootstrap loader See bootstrap (sense 4)

  • Bootp

    bootp The Bootstrap Protocol. A protocol described in RFCs 951 and 1084 and used for booting diskless workstations. See also Reverse Address Resolution Protocol. (1995-02-16)



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