1. variant of ortho- before a vowel: orthicon.

Other definitions for orth. (2 of 3)


  1. orthopedic

  2. orthopedics.

Other definitions for Orth. (3 of 3)


  1. Orthodox.

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How to use orth- in a sentence

  • If you have, you haven't got your two-pen'orth, that's certain.'

    Sarah's School Friend | May Baldwin
  • "Not while I've a ha'p'orth o' brains in my noddle," replied Sedgett, drawling an imitation of his enemy's courteous tone.

    Rhoda Fleming, Complete | George Meredith
  • By my reckonin' the Dearsley man won't take me; so me an' Orth'ris'll see fair play.

    Soldier Stories | Rudyard Kipling
  • But I may tell you, Orth'ris an' you, Learoyd, that av all the palanquins ours was the most imperial an' magnificent.

    Soldier Stories | Rudyard Kipling
  • Orth'ris began rowlin' his eyes an' crackin' his fingers an' dancin' a step-dance for to impress the Headman.

    Soldier Stories | Rudyard Kipling

British Dictionary definitions for Orth.


abbreviation for
  1. Orthodox (religion)

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