Homeless



[hohm-lis] /ˈhoʊm lɪs/

adjective
1.
without a home:
a homeless child.
noun, (used with a plural verb)
2.
the homeless, persons who lack permanent housing.
/ˈhəʊmlɪs/
adjective
1.

adj.

1610s, from home (n.) + -less. Old English had hamleas, but the modern word probably is a new formation. As a noun meaning “homeless persons,” by 1857.

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