noun (used with a plural verb)
Origin of homeless
Related formshome·less·ly, adverbhome·less·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for homeless
Her house in Donetsk, she says, has been taken over by rebels and her family is now all but homeless.
Mark Reay is a handsome model-turned-photographer who is homeless, living in a secret ‘nest’ on top of an apartment building.
Some of these young men are sex workers, homeless, and drug users.
Earlier this month the Vatican announced the installation of free showers for the homeless in public bathrooms in the city-state.Pope Bids Refugees to EU ‘Bienvenido’; Europe Says ‘Non’|Candida Moss|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rome charities estimate that there are around 8,000 homeless people in Rome.Pope Francis Raffles Off His Swag to Help the Poor|Barbie Latza Nadeau|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Refugee camps one termed then and therein lived 20,000 of the city's homeless.Port O' Gold|Louis John Stellman
In the morning three generations of Crawshaw would be homeless.Lancashire Idylls (1898)|Marshall Mather
But his brothers, hearing him speak of the homeless life, felt their hearts grieved with the apprehension of separation.The Gtakaml|rya Sra
Their homeless and illiterate condition rendered them comparatively helpless and dependent.The Choctaw Freedmen|Robert Elliott Flickinger
Because of it the chief city of our land came long ago to be called "The Homeless City."The Battle with the Slum|Jacob A. Riis.
British Dictionary definitions for homeless
- having nowhere to live
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the homeless