Definition of trackless in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtrakləs/


1(Of land) having no paths or tracks on it: leading travellers into trackless wastelands
More example sentences
  • It requires you to do so on rough, steep, largely trackless terrain that it's hard even to walk on safely.
  • Mile 291: Grab the GPS and start navigating on foot across miles of trackless terrain that'll take you into the interior of the Richardson mountains.
  • To provide guidance for a route that sidesteps the timeless, trackless path of the gazelles, the researchers are studying the creatures' habits - and habitats.
1.1 literary Not leaving a track or trace: grey slabs worn by trackless feet
2(Of a vehicle or component) not running on a track or tracks.
Example sentences
  • The trolley, a trackless affair which drew its motive power from overhead wires, surged smoothly through the late morning traffic with its handful of riders.
  • The tram ticket brings to mind that even after the last war there still remained two metal lattice-work stanchions that carried the power for the trackless trams to Oxenhope and Haworth.

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