1 [often with modifier] A fraudulent or dishonest act or practice: a tax rort
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- What MPs have done is legislate a tax rort for themselves.
- Today I've decided to take a look at some of these rip-offs and rorts, and to invite readers to submit their own observations and opinions by way of the forums.
- They see political entitlements with too many rorts and too much feather-bedding.
1930s: back-formation from rorty.
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