empty-handed definition

  • adjective:
    • Bearing absolutely nothing.
    • Having obtained or gained nothing.
    • Having absolutely nothing to give.
    • Having offered or obtained nothing.
    • Having unsuccessful in a job.
    • That revolves purely around unarmed, hand-to-hand fight, and makes use of no tools.
    • having acquired or gained nothing.
    • carrying absolutely nothing in the possession of.
    • having obtained or attained absolutely nothing
    • carrying absolutely nothing in the possession of
    • Bearing nothing.
    • Having received or gained absolutely nothing.
    • Having absolutely nothing to provide.
    • Having provided or obtained nothing.
    • Having failed in a job.
    • That revolves strictly around unarmed, hand-to-hand combat, and makes use of no weapons.
    • having acquired or gained nothing.
    • carrying nothing in the possession of.
    • having acquired or gained nothing
    • holding absolutely nothing in the possession of
    • Bearing absolutely nothing.
    • Having gotten or attained absolutely nothing.
    • Having nothing to offer.
    • Having given or gotten nothing.
    • Having unsuccessful in a task.
    • That revolves solely around unarmed, hand-to-hand fight, and utilizes no tools.
    • having obtained or attained nothing.
    • holding absolutely nothing in the possession of.
    • having obtained or gained nothing
    • holding nothing in the hands
  • others:
    • Having nothing in the possession of; specifically, carrying or taking absolutely nothing of price, as money or a present-day.
    • Having nothing in the hands; specifically, holding or bringing absolutely nothing of worth, as cash or a present.
    • Having nothing in the possession of; particularly, holding or taking absolutely nothing of worth, as money or something special.

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