homeless homeless  /ˈhoʊm ləs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone unfortunate without housing
  2. (n) poor people who unfortunately do not have a home to live in
  3. (adj) without nationality or citizenship
  4. (adj) physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The number of homeless vets of the war in Iraq is growing.
  2. A horrendous attack on a street person in Los Angeles once again raises the issue of protecting the homeless.
  3. Among the travelers at Europe's busiest airport are a surprising number of homeless--and they're not going anywhere.

News

  1. Homeless man accused of attempted rape at Santa Monica bus bench

    A homeless man was arrested for allegedly trying to rape a woman waiting for a bus in Santa Monica.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KABC-TV Los Angeles

  2. Homeless man dies from beating, homicide charge sought

    A homeless man with a long criminal history could face a first-degree murder charge as early as Friday for allegedly beating another homeless man early Tuesday as he slept.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Wisconsin State Journal

  3. Homeless Woman Found Insane in LA Pushing Death

    Homeless LA woman found legally insane when she pushed 84-year-old woman to her death        
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "Poverty, mental illness, drug and alcohol dependency and family breakdown cause people to become and then stay homeless. I hope that by deepening my understanding of the issue, I can help do my bit to help the most vulnerable on our streets,"...
    on Jan 9, 2010 By: Prince William Source: Cocorioko

  2. "Following World War Two they resorted to military aggressions to make an entire nation homeless under the pretext of Jewish suffering," Ahmadinejad told the conference, on the day that Jewish communities commemorate the Holocaust.
    on Apr 19, 2009 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: Reuters

  3. "When I reflect on the sacrifices that have been made by our veterans and, I think about how so many veterans around the country are struggling even more than those who have not served - higher unemployment rates, higher homeless rates, higher...
    on Dec 6, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

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