timeless definition, meaning - what is timeless in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “timeless”

See all translations

timeless

adjective uk   us   /ˈtaɪm.ləs/

timeless adjective (NOT CHANGING)

Something that is timeless does not change as the years go past: The city has a timeless quality as if it had existed forever.

timeless adjective (NOT LIMITED)

having a value that is not limited to a particular period but will last for ever: a timeless book/play/film/classic timeless values/questions Rothko's paintings have a timeless quality.
timelessly
adverb uk   us   /-li/
timelessness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of timeless from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of timeless?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “timeless” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

paradox

a situation or statement that seems impossible or is difficult to understand because it contains two opposite facts or characteristics

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More