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rort

[ rawrt ]

noun

, Australian.
  1. a rowdy, usually drunken party.


rort

/ rɔːt /

noun

  1. a rowdy party or celebration
  2. a dishonest scheme


verb

  1. to take unfair advantage of something
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Derived Forms

  • ˈrorty, adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of rort1

Back formation from rorty boisterous, rowdy, in earlier British slang: jolly, fine, splendid; of uncertain origin
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Word History and Origins

Origin of rort1

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

"For it's all rort an' rubbish," he declared, in his broad, soft dialect.

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