Definition of Jobless

1. Adjective. Not having a job. "Many people in the area were out of work"

Exact synonyms: Idle, Out Of Work
Similar to: Unemployed
Derivative terms: Idleness



Definition of Jobless

1. Adjective. Lacking employment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jobless

1. having no job [adj]

Jobless Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Jobless Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Jobless

jobbers
jobbery
jobbies
jobbing
jobbing house
jobbing houses
jobbings
jobcentre
jobe
jobed
jobes
jobholder
jobholders
jobing
jobless (current term)
joblessness
joblessnesses
joblike
jobmaker
jobmakers
jobname
jobnames
jobs
jobs for the boys
jobsearch
jobseeker
jobseekers
jobseeking
jobshare

Literary usage of Jobless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. OECD Economic Surveys: Slovak Republic by OECD Staff (2005)
"Effective tax rates for jobless people moving into work 140 2002, ... The jobless person is assumed to have earned an average wage in the previous job and ..."

2. Society at a Glance: OECD Social Indicators by OECD Staff, Oecd, SourceOECD (Online service) (2005)
"Children growing up in jobless households lack the role model of a working adult ... Indicators of jobless households can be defined in a variety of ways. ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1914)
"jobless man and the state. Harp. W. 58: 28. Mr. 28, 44. Mediation without information. Outlook. 107: 445-7. Je. 27, '14. Mexican man of the hour. Outlook. ..."

4. Selected Articles on Unemployment by Julia Emily Johnsen (1915)
"June 6, 1914 The jobless Man and the Manless Job. John D. Black "Labor: The Milwaukee Labor Exchange reports increasing briskness in the labor market. ..."

5. Problems of American Democracy by Ray Osgood Hughes (1922)
"Sometimes such' unemployment is only temporary, but frequently a HELP TOR THE jobless. ... jobless."

6. OECD Economic Surveys Korea Volume 2004 Issue 10 by OECD, OECD Staff (2004)
"A jobless recovery? As in some other OECD countries, there is concern in Korea about "jobless growth", a situation in which employment does not increase ..."

7. Managing Decentralisation: A New Role for Labour Market Policy by Oecd (2003)
"To the general public, the labour market reform has primarily become synonymous with the labour market policy initiatives taken towards the insured jobless. ..."

8. Poverty and Policy in Post-Apartheid South Africa by Haroon Bhorat, S. M. Ravi Kanbur (2007)
"It is, however, impossible to dispute the existence of jobless growth in South Africa ... Hence, if the second and broadest definition of jobless growth is ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Jobless

Search for Jobless on Dictionary.com!Search for Jobless on Thesaurus.com!Search for Jobless on Google!Search for Jobless on Wikipedia!

Search