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Synonyms of jobless in English:


  • sixteen per cent of the town's workforce is jobless
    unemployed, out of work, without work, out of a job, without paid employment, unwaged, workless, between jobs, redundant, laid off;
    North American on welfare, collecting unemployment
    British informalsigning on, on the dole, ‘resting’
    Australian/New Zealand informalon the wallaby track
    North American informalcollecting
    [Antonyms] in work, employed
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