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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Carrying nothing in the hands; Having acquired or gained nothing.

Usage examples (37)
  • The returned from the negotiations empty-handed
  • "I just couldn't go there empty-handed," she says.
  • If we're all lucky, it'll leave town empty-handed.
  • After a struggle, the assailant fled empty-handed. for more
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