Definitions for homelessˈhoʊm lɪs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

home•lessˈhoʊm lɪs(adj.)

  1. without a home.

  2. (n.)persons who lack permanent housing.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. homeless, homeless person(noun)

    someone unfortunate without housing

    "a homeless was found murdered in Central Park"

  2. homeless(adj)

    poor people who unfortunately do not have a home to live in

    "the homeless became a problem in the large cities"

  3. homeless, stateless(adj)

    without nationality or citizenship

    "stateless persons"

  4. dispossessed, homeless, roofless(adj)

    physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security

    "made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"- James Stern

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. homeless(adjective)ˈhoʊm lɪs

    having no home to live in

    He lost his job and became homeless.


  1. homeless(Adjective)

    Lacking a permanent place of residence.

    Whenever I pass the park, I see the homeless people sleeping on the benches.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Homeless(adj)

    destitute of a home

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'homeless' in Adjectives Frequency: #996

Translations for homeless

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(people) without a place to live in

This charity was set up to help the homeless; homeless people.

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