Definition of rorty in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrôrdē/

adjective (rortier, rortiest)

British informal
Boisterous and high-spirited.
Example sentences
  • Perversely, as soon as they take delivery, most owners are expected to ignore these rules anyway and replace the expensive silencer with the original rorty exhaust system.
  • To this end a lot of work has been done on the induction and exhaust systems so that under certain circumstances they enable that V8 to produce a downright rorty snarl - just like a real sports car should.
  • It also received funding, which a number of bloggers thought a bit rorty at the time (state money to try and win votes).


Mid 19th century: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with rorty

forty, haughty, naughty, pianoforte, shorty, sortie, sporty, UB40, warty

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Syllabification: ror·ty

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