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



    BrE BrE//ˈwɜːdləs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrdləs//
    (formal or literary)
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  1. 1[usually before noun] without saying any words; silent a wordless cry/prayer
  2. 2(of people) not saying anything
  3. Extra examples At the door, she embraced him in wordless grief. She uttered a wordless cry of frustration. They stood wordless, like friends consoling the bereaved.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wordless