Related formsjob·less·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for jobless
Emergency benefits have just expired for some 1.3 million jobless Americans, putting a huge dent in our economy.
With the help of GM and Ford and jobless claims at a five-year low, the S&P hit a record high of over 1,700 points.
Starting in early 2010, this ceased to be a jobless recovery.
Business activity revived but reemployment lagged; policymakers confronted what would today be called a “jobless recovery.”
One of the biggest factors in breaking out of a jobless streak could be … your teeth?
Half a thousand jobless workers, armed and reckless, marched toward the docks.Port O' Gold|Louis John Stellman
Two weeks ago he was down and out, broke, jobless, starving.The Substitute Prisoner|Max Marcin
The Commission wants unemployment to drop to the point where the number of jobless workers will equal the number of vacant jobs!The Invisible Government|Dan Smoot
Enroll them in a networking club for the jobless, one of the really good ones.Makers|Cory Doctorow
Tens of thousands of them milling about, homeless, penniless, jobless.Land of the Burnt Thigh|Edith Eudora Kohl
British Dictionary definitions for jobless
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the jobless