Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “homeless”

homeless

noun [plural]     /ˈhəʊm.ləs/ US  /ˈhoʊm-/
the homeless C1 people who do not have a home, usually because they are poorHomelessness homelessness     /-nəs/ noun [U] C2 One common cause of homelessness is separation or divorce.Homelessness
(Definition of homeless noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of homeless

Definitions of “homeless” in other dictionaries

Translations of “homeless”

Word of the Day

sail

When a boat or a ship sails, it travels on the water.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More