rort

[rawrt]

Origin of rort

back formation from rorty boisterous, rowdy, in earlier British slang: jolly, fine, splendid; of uncertain origin
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rort

noun
  1. a rowdy party or celebration
  2. a dishonest scheme
verb
  1. to take unfair advantage of something
Derived Formsrorty, adjective

Word Origin for rort

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