When a tree or plant is leafless, it doesn't have any leaves. This means that the plant is not getting the sunlight that it needs to grow.

  • The tree is leafless because it's in the process of dying.

  • The tree is leafless because the leaves are frozen.

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Example Sentences for leafless

  • 1

    Hilde sees the lifeless and leafless pear tree in the village.

  • 2

    From a distance it may appear leafless.

  • 3

    Leafless trees stand at the top of the gorge.

  • 4

    Behind the signpost are several leafless trees.

  • 5

    His symbol is a leafless tree in a field of snow.

  • 6

    The flowers form an umbel at the top of a leafless stalk.

  • 7

    The canopy is mostly leafless during the dry winter.

  • 8

    Each flower grows on a long, green, leafless stem.

  • 9

    The tree is leafless for up to 4 or 5 months of the year.

  • 10

    The trees have become wind beaten, gnarled, leafless trunks.