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Noun: orphan  or-fun
  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: orphan  or-fun
  1. Deprive of parents

Derived forms: orphaned, orphans, orphaning

Type of: child, deprive, divest, fry [archaic], individual, kid [informal], kiddie [informal], kiddy [informal], line, minor, mortal, nestling [informal], nipper [informal], offspring, person, shaver [informal], small fry [informal], somebody, someone, soul, strip, tiddler [Brit, informal], tike [informal], tyke [informal], wean [UK, Ireland, dialect], young, youngster

Encyclopedia: Orphan, Victoria