Definition of spineless adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈspaɪnləs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈspaɪnləs//
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  1. 1(disapproving) (of people) weak and easily frightened See related entries: Fear
  2. 2(of animals) having no spine (= the long bone in the back)
  3. 3(of animals or plants) having no spines (= sharp parts like needles)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: spineless