1. a child who has lost both parents through death, or, less commonly, one parent.
2. a young animal that has been abandoned or lost by its mother.
3. a person or thing that is without protective affiliation or sponsorship.
4. bereft of parents.
5. of or for orphans.
6. not authorized, supported, or funded; not part of a system; isolated; abandoned.
7. lacking a commercial sponsor, or employer, etc.
EX. Poor little orphan Batty, lost his mom and his daddy!