Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sharper; a cheat; a swindler.
  • n. An L-shaped implement used by bakers to withdraw ashes from the oven.

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Examples

  • I supported you prior to Nov 07 but i am sorry to say that you disappointed me by allowing a rooker to outwit you.

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  • Then I put in my complaint and every chasso said it was prob - ably your Humble Narrator, brothers, that started it all anyway, me having no mark of a scratch on me but this hor - rible plenny dipping red red krovvy from the rot where I'd got him with my clawing rooker.

    Where's the show?

  • Those two were unplattied and smecking fit to crack in no time at all, and they thought it the bolshiest fun to viddy old Uncle Alex standing there all nagoy and pan-handled, squirting the hypo - dermic like some bare doctor, then giving myself the old jab of growling jungle-cat secretion in the rooker.

    Where's the show?

  • He spat full in my litso and then wiped his wet spitty rot with the back of his rooker.

    Where's the show?

  • He made out that he was the only real horrorshow prestoopnick in the whole zoo, going on that he'd done this and done the other and killed ten rozzes with one crack of his rooker and all that cal.

    Where's the show?

  • And I myself took a clean tashtook from my carman to wrap round poor old dying Dim's rooker, howling and moaning as he was, and the krovvy stopped like I said it would, O my brothers.

    Where's the show?

  • Out of one glazz I could read like head - lines which were sort of trembling in the rooker of the chelloveck that held them, like BOY VICTIM OF CRIMINAL REFORM SCHEME and GOVERNMENT AS MUR -

    Where's the show?

  • Billyboy holding her by one rooker and his number-one, Leo, holding the other.

    Where's the show?

  • And then he took my rooker and some veck creeched: "Smile!" and I smiled like bezoomny without thinking, and then flash flash crack flash bang there were pictures being taken of me and the Intinfmin all droogy together.

    Where's the show?

  • I viddied then, of course, what a bezoomny shoot I was not to notice that it was the hypodermic shots in the rooker.

    Where's the show?

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