Definition of “homeless” - English Dictionary

“homeless” in English

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uk /ˈhəʊm.ləs/ us /ˈhoʊm.ləs/

C1 without a home:

Accommodation needs to be found for thousands of homeless families.

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homelessnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈhəʊm.ləs/ us /ˈhoʊm.ləs/

(Definition of “homeless” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“homeless” in American English

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homelessadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈhoʊm·ləs/

having no place to live:

a homeless person
noun [ U ] us /ˈhoʊm·ləs·nəs/

Homelessness is a major problem in large cities.

homelessplural noun

us /ˈhoʊm·ləs/

people who do not have a home, usually because they are poor:

The homeless sometimes have to sleep in the streets.

(Definition of “homeless” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)