Definitions of orderly

  1. a male hospital attendant who has general non- medical duties
  2. a soldier who serves as an attendant to a superior officer; " the orderly laid out the general's uniform"
  3. A noncommissioned officer or soldier who attends a superior officer to carry his orders, or to render other service.
  4. A street sweeper.
  5. A soldier who attends upon an officer to carry his orders; a man who acts as general attendant in a hospital.
  6. Orderliness.
  7. A soldier who attends on a superior, esp. for carrying official messages.
  8. A soldier attending on an officer.
  9. A non- commissioned officer, attendant on a superior.
  10. A soldier who attends on an official and carries his orders.
  11. A soldier who attends on a superior officer to carry orders.
  12. According to due order; regularly; methodically; duly.
  13. Methodically.
  14. Regularly: methodically.
  15. According to due order. Orderly book, a book for general and regimental orders.
  16. marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; " a logical argument"; " the orderly presentation"
  17. according to custom or rule or natural law
  18. devoid of violence or disruption; " an orderly crowd confronted the president"
  19. Conformed to order; in order; regular; as, an orderly course or plan.
  20. Observant of order, authority, or rule; hence, obedient; quiet; peaceable; not unruly; as, orderly children; an orderly community.
  21. Performed in good or established order; well- regulated.
  22. Being on duty; keeping order; conveying orders.
  23. Regular; as, an orderly arrangement; methodical; systematic; as, an orderly worker; well conducted or regulated; as, an orderly meeting; peaceable; as, an orderly crowd; charged, on military duty, with the carrying of commands; as, an orderly officer.
  24. In order: regular: well regulated: quiet: being on duty.
  25. In order; regular; quiet.
  26. Systematic; peaceful; well arranged; pertaining to orders.
  27. Methodical; regular; in good order; not unruly; on duty.
  28. Regular; systematic; performed in good order; peaceable; being on duty, as an officer.