jobless - definition and synonyms

adjective mainly journalism 

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  1. without a job

    a jobless steelworker

    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to people who do not have a job

      Canada’s jobless rate was 10.3 per cent.

    2. b.

      the jobless

      people who do not have jobs

      Many of the rural jobless moved into the towns.