rort [rawrt] ExamplesWord Origin noun Australian.
- 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.
British Dictionary definitions for rort rort noun
- a rowdy party or celebration
- a dishonest scheme
- to take unfair advantage of something
Derived Formsrorty, adjectiveWord Origin for rort C20: back formation from rorty (in the sense: good, splendid)