Definition for homeless

adjective as in displaced; without shelter

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That’s why activist Terence Lester is making sure the country’s homeless community has access to portable sinks.

State officials on Thursday revealed they have received three San Diego County applications from unspecified municipalities that hope to use state Project Homekey funds to buy hotels to house homeless people.

Officials also announced that there will be a plan to bring some of the most vulnerable students – including those who are homeless – back to physical campus within the next several weeks.

The San Diego Housing Commission is officially pursuing state grant funds to try to buy hotels to house hundreds of homeless San Diegans.

For months, Mayor Kevin Faulconer and the Housing Commission have said they want to buy up hotels to help supply permanent homes for hundreds of homeless people now staying at the Convention Center shelter.

Her house in Donetsk, she says, has been taken over by rebels and her family is now all but homeless.

Mark Reay is a handsome model-turned-photographer who is homeless, living in a secret ‘nest’ on top of an apartment building.

Some of these young men are sex workers, homeless, and drug users.

Earlier this month the Vatican announced the installation of free showers for the homeless in public bathrooms in the city-state.

Rome charities estimate that there are around 8,000 homeless people in Rome.

There is, perhaps, in this childish suffering often something more than the sense of being homeless and outcast.

Pride forbade him to confess himself a homeless, penniless vagabond.

The wise man depends on us for his roof and lodging; and without us he would be homeless.

Then she was a little, homeless, orphan girl who was "taken in out of charity" by Uncle Jabez.

But you must not think that she is a homeless child with a torn dress; she looks quite different.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to homeless, such as: houseless, unhoused, unsheltered, displaced, dispossessed, and derelict.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.