Leftover vs Ort - What's the difference?

leftover | ort |

As nouns the difference between leftover and ort

is that leftover is something left behind; an excess or remainder while ort is place, location.

As an adjective leftover

is remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve.



Alternative forms

* left over, left-over


  • Remaining; left behind; extra; in reserve.
  • Do you want some of the leftover supplies from the event?
  • (chiefly, in the plural, usually, of food) Remaining after a meal is complete or eaten for a later meal or snack.
  • I have some leftover spaghetti in the fridge, so I don't plan to cook tonight.
    Not leftovers again.

    Usage notes

    * When used after a verb (as part of a predicate phrase), use two separate words: *: I can walk for miles and still have energy left over.


    (en noun)
  • Something left behind; an excess or remainder.
  • It's a leftover from yesterday, but it's still perfectly good.
    The entire wheel of cheese is a leftover from the party.




    (en noun)
  • A fragment; a scrap of leftover food; any remainder; a piece of refuse.
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  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (dialectal) To turn away from with disgust; refuse.
  • Anagrams

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