Definitions for homelessˈhoʊm lɪs

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  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

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. homeless(Adjective)

    Lacking a permanent place of residence.

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

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Homeless(adj)

    destitute of a home

  2. Origin: [AS. hmleas.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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


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