Definition of supperless in US English:



  • See supper

    • ‘Nearly two hundred and fifty years ago, Benjamin Franklin observed that it is ‘better to go to bed supperless than wake up in debt.’’
    • ‘I threw everything out on the floor of the hotel room, crawled shivering and supperless to bed and lay in a miserable huddle.’
    • ‘Exposed to the fury of the wind and storm, shelterless, supperless, overwhelmed with discouragements, the entire party sank down exhausted upon the snow.’
    • ‘The men had no water to drink and no food to eat, for they had no water in which to cook their rice, so they went thirsty and supperless to bed.’