Out of work
Not occupied or put to use
Howard was unemployed but was forced to eat an expensive lease.
You've got more time on your hands than an unemployed whaler.
Large numbers of unemployed, ex-criminal and other needy persons have been aided or dealt with.
A large public park, opened in 1866, was laid out as a relief work for unemployed operatives during the cotton famine of the earlier part of the decade.
Quinn sits around knowing what we're doing, and the world is treating him like some minor failed unemployed scientist.