Quantcast
Welcome to the new LearnersDictionary.com. We want to hear your thoughts about the new design.

orphan

2 ENTRIES FOUND:
Save
1orphan/ˈoɚfən/noun
pluralorphans
1orphan
/ˈoɚfən/
noun
pluralorphans
Learner's definition of ORPHAN  
[count]
: a child whose parents are dead— sometimes used of animals

— orphan

adjective,always used before a noun
2orphan/ˈoɚfən/verb
orphansorphanedorphaning
2orphan
/ˈoɚfən/
verb
orphansorphanedorphaning
Learner's definition of ORPHAN  
[+ object]
: to cause (a child) to become an orphan— usually used as (be) orphaned— sometimes used of animals— sometimes used figuratively
Comments & Questions  
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up orphan? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.