[ rawrt ]
/ rɔrt /
a rowdy, usually drunken party.
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Origin of rort
back formation from rorty boisterous, rowdy, in earlier British slang: jolly, fine, splendid; of uncertain origin
Words nearby rort
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Example sentences from the Web for 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
/ (rɔːt) Australian informal /
a rowdy party or celebration
a dishonest scheme
to take unfair advantage of something
Derived forms of rortrorty, adjective
Word Origin for rort
C20: back formation from rorty (in the sense: good, splendid)
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