homeless

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adjective home·less \-ləs\

Definition of homeless

  1. :  having no home or permanent place of residence

homelessness

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1615

First Known Use of homeless

1615



HOMELESS Defined for English Language Learners

homeless

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adjective home·less \-ləs\

Definition of homeless for English Language Learners

  • : having no place to live


HOMELESS Defined for Kids

homeless

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adjective home·less \ˈhōm-ləs\

Definition of homeless for Students

  1. :  having no home or permanent residence

homelessness

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