Homeless vs. Hobo

Homeless vs. Hobo — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Homeless and Hobo

Homelessadjective

Lacking a permanent place of residence.

Whenever I pass the park, I see the homeless people sleeping on the benches.

Hobonoun

(North America) A wandering homeless person, especially (historical) one illegally travelling by rail or (pejorative) a penniless, unemployed bum.

Homelessnoun

someone with no housing;

the homeless became a problem in the large cities

Hobonoun

(North America) Any migratory laborer, whether homeless or not.

Homelessnoun

people who are homeless;

the homeless lived on the city streets

Hobonoun

A kind of large handbag.

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Homelessadjective

without nationality or citizenship;

stateless persons

Hoboverb

To be a hobo, tramp, bum etc.

''Joe idly hoboed through half the country till he realized hoboing never gets you anywhere in life.

Homelessadjective

physically or spiritually homeless or deprived of security;

made a living out of shepherding dispossed people from one country to another

Hobonoun

a disreputable vagrant;

a homeless tramphe tried to help the really down-and-out bums