Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Having no children.

Part of speech: adverb


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Usage examples "childless":

  1. Milly knew that the women speakers of the evening happened all to be childless women. - "One Woman's Life", Robert Herrick.
  2. Mary, however, died childless; William was sinking into years and in miserable health, apparently only waiting and anxious for death, and it was clear that he would not marry again. - "A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4)", Justin McCarthy.
  3. For they made me childless, and forlorn for ever, of the flower of sons. - "The Rhesus of Euripedes", Euripedes.