A homeless man asleep on the street.
- The definition of homeless is not having a place to live or sleep.
Someone who stays in a shelter is an example of homeless.
- Homeless is defined as the group of people who have no place to live or sleep.
The people lined up outside a shelter in the evening are an example of homeless.
having no home; without a permanent place of residence
those typically poor or sometimes mentally ill people who are unable to maintain a place to live and therefore often may sleep in the streets, parks, etc.
Having no home or haven.
nounused with a pl. verb
People without homes considered as a group. Often used with the.