rort


rort

rort [rawrt] ExamplesWord Origin noun Australian.

  1. a rowdy, usually drunken party.

Origin of rort back formation from rorty boisterous, rowdy, in earlier British slang: jolly, fine, splendid; of uncertain origin Examples from the Web for rort Historical Examples of rort

  • “For it’s all rort an’ rubbish,” he declared, in his broad, soft dialect.

    The Treasure of Heaven

    Marie Corelli

  • British Dictionary definitions for rort rort noun

    1. a rowdy party or celebration
    2. a dishonest scheme

    verb

    1. to take unfair advantage of something

    Derived Formsrorty, adjectiveWord Origin for rort C20: back formation from rorty (in the sense: good, splendid)

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