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adjective homeless pronunciation in American English /ˈhoʊmləs/
  1. 1
    without a place to live. Homeless people sometimes sleep, eat, and wash in a homeless shelter
    hostels for young homeless people
    The floods have killed hundreds and made thousands homeless.
  2. 2

    the homeless

    people who are homeless
    We need to provide more shelters for the homeless.

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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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