Definition of Homeless

1. Noun. Someone unfortunate without housing. "A homeless was found murdered in Central Park"

Exact synonyms: Homeless Person
Generic synonyms: Unfortunate, Unfortunate Person
Specialized synonyms: Bag Lady

2. Adjective. Without nationality or citizenship. "Stateless persons"
Exact synonyms: Stateless
Similar to: Unsettled

3. Noun. Poor people who unfortunately do not have a home to live in. "The homeless became a problem in the large cities"
Generic synonyms: Poor, Poor People
Member holonyms: Homeless Person

4. Adjective. Physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security. "Made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another"
Exact synonyms: Dispossessed, Roofless
Similar to: Unfortunate
Derivative terms: Homelessness

Definition of Homeless

1. a. Destitute of a home.

Definition of Homeless

1. Adjective. Lacking a permanent place of residence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homeless

1. lacking a home [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Homeless

homee
homefelt
homefield
homefields
homefolk
homefront
homefronts
homeful
homegirl
homegirls
homegroup
homegroups
homegrown
homeland
homelands
homeless (current term)
homeless dumping
homeless person
homeless persons
homeless shelter
homeless shelters
homeless youth
homelessly
homelessness
homelessnesses
homelier
homeliest
homelife
homelike
homelily

Literary usage of Homeless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Security in the Americasedited by Georges Fauriol edited by Georges Fauriol (2008)
"Shelter and Street Night (S-Night) The Census Bureau collected data for various components of the homeless population at different stages in the 1990 census ..."

2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1888)
"homeless! A DUET OF DESPONDENCY. [The National Portrait Gallery, ... Then say is it loyal, then cay is it rational, Leaving us homeless and out in the cold ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1852)
"homeless. They have exhibited, for the most part, neither ghosts vanishing into thin | air, nor beings surrounded by conventional graces, nor hateful vice ..."

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