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jobless Line breaks: job|less
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɒbləs/

Definition of jobless in English:


Unemployed: thousands of jobless youngsters
More example sentences
  • Miami, Florida, with a 7.4 percent jobless rate, had the second highest in the nation.
  • The weekly jobless claims this week came in lower than expected.
  • According to the Labor Department, 8,594,000 workers are officially 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 informal signing on, on the dole, ‘resting’
Australian/New Zealand informal on the wallaby track
North American informal collecting
rare disemployed
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