[ dawr-tee ]
/ ˈdɔr ti /
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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Origin of dorty
1505–15; dort sulkiness (< ?) + -y1
OTHER WORDS FROM dortydor·ti·ness, noun
Words nearby dorty
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How to use dorty in a sentence
Patie is happy in his love for Peggy who reciprocates it; Roger, in despair over his ill-success with 'dorty Jenny.'Allan Ramsay|William Henry Oliphant Smeaton
British Dictionary definitions for dorty
/ (ˈdɔːtɪ) /
adjective dortier or dortiest
Scot haughty, or sullen
Derived forms of dortydortiness, noun
Word Origin for dorty
C17: from Scottish dort peevishness
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