work·​less ˈwərk-ləs How to pronounce workless (audio)
: being without work : unemployed
worklessness noun

Word History

First Known Use

1758, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of workless was in 1758

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Cite this Entry

“Workless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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