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Definition of 'orphan'

Noun

  1. a child who has lost both parents
  2. someone or something who lacks support or care or supervision
  3. the first line of a paragraph that is set as the last line of a page or column
  4. a young animal without a mother

Verb

  1. deprive of parents

Adjective

  1. deprived of parents by death or desertion
       Synonyms: orphaned


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