Definitions for out of work

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. idle, jobless, out of work(adj)

    not having a job

    "idle carpenters"; "jobless transients"; "many people in the area were out of work"

Wiktionary

  1. out of work(Adjective)

    unemployed, or having nothing to do

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Calvin Coolidge:

    More people out of work leads to higher unemployment.

  2. Bette Davis, "The Lonely Life"(1962). Chapter Four.:

    The out-of-work actor wears out more than shoe leather. The very sensibilities that make him an artist are shattered by the disregard he is shown as a human being.

  3. Kathie Lee Gifford:

    I had a great mother and father. My dad was out of work more than he was in work, but I mean, we didn't know that... They somehow or other kept this family together.

  4. George Burns:

    Age to me means nothing. I can't get old I'm working. I was old when I was twenty-one and out of work. As long as you're working, you stay young. When I'm in front of an audience, all that love and vitality sweeps over me and I forget my age.

  5. Chris Christie:

    Are we really talking about getting government involved in fantasy football? wait a second: we have $19 trillion in debt, we have people out of work, we have ISIS and al-Qaeda attacking us. And we're talking about fantasy football? Can we stop?

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