homeless

adjective home·less \ ˈhōm-ləs \
Updated on: 16 Nov 2017

Definition of homeless

:having no home or permanent place of residence

homelessness

noun

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First Known Use of homeless

before 12th century



HOMELESS Defined for English Language Learners

homeless

adjective

Definition of homeless for English Language Learners

  • : having no place to live


HOMELESS Defined for Kids

homeless

adjective home·less \ ˈhōm-ləs \

Definition of homeless for Students

:having no home or permanent residence

homelessness

noun

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