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



BrE BrE//ˈhedləs//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhedləs//
[usually before noun]
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  • without a head a headless body/corpse
  • Idioms
    run around like a headless chicken
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    to be very busy and active trying to do something, but not very organized, with the result that you do not succeed
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: headless