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rort

[ rawrt ]
/ rɔrt /
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noun Australian.
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
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British Dictionary definitions for rort

rort
/ (rɔːt) Australian informal /

noun
a rowdy party or celebration
a dishonest scheme
verb
to take unfair advantage of something

Derived forms of rort

rorty, adjective

Word Origin for rort

C20: back formation from rorty (in the sense: good, splendid)
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