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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-ping-tuh n]
    • /ˈɔr pɪŋ tən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awr-ping-tuh n]
    • /ˈɔr pɪŋ tən/

Definitions of orpington word

  • noun orpington one of a breed of large, white-skinned chickens. 1
  • noun orpington a heavy breed of domestic fowl of various single colours, laying brown eggs 0
  • noun orpington a breed of brown duck with an orange bill 0
  • noun orpington a district of SE London, part of the Greater London borough of Bromley from 1965 0
  • noun orpington any of a breed of large, full-bodied chicken, often brownish yellow in color and with featherless legs, usually raised for its meat 0

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Origin of orpington

First appearance:

before 1890
One of the 20% newest English words
First recorded in 1890-95; after Orpington, town in Kent, England

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orpington popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 61% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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