Definition of “orderly” - English Dictionary

“orderly” in British English

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orderlynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɔː.dəl.i/ us /ˈɔːr.dɚ.li/

orderlyadjective

uk /ˈɔː.dəl.i/ us /ˈɔːr.dɚ.li/

(Definition of “orderly” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“orderly” in American English

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orderlynoun [ C ]

us /ˈɔrd·dər·li/

orderly noun [ C ] (HOSPITAL WORKER)

a hospital worker who does jobs for which no training is necessary, such as helping nurses or carrying heavy things

orderlyadjective

us /ˈɔr·dər·li/

orderly adjective (ARRANGEMENT)

well arranged or organized:

During the fire drill, the children were asked to proceed in an orderly way down the stairs and out of the building.

(Definition of “orderly” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)