Definitions

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  • adj. Boisterous, rowdy, saucy, dissipated, or risqué.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Laudan remains an important figure in modern epistemological debates and falls squarely in the anti-rorty camp by supporting the enterprise of epistemology.

    Ruse on Kitzmiller v. Dover - The Panda's Thumb

  • The gas was up, they fell about, a rorty time was had by all.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • When he heaved me off the pier at Woolloomooloo cho: Oh my name it is McCarty & I'm a rorty party

    Woolloomooloo Lair

  • All the right rorty sort, and no flies; when along comes a gurl on

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 102, May 7, 1892

  • Wos a doin 'the rorty and rosy as lively as' OPKINS's lot,

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 101, August 15, 1891

  • Bullied, and badgered, and baited from nine to six though you may be, from then till bedtime you are rorty young dogs.

    Paul Kelver, a Novel

  • I had listened to hear him entreat me to keep 'Smith,' the rorty 'Arry, a secret from the acquaintances of' Smythe, 'the superior person.

    Novel Notes

  • Build Manuals and CAD Plans from Rorty Design - This Australia based company offers a number of tube bender plans for purchase and online download, as well as buggy plans, tube notcher plans and more. (www. rorty-design.com)

    Bessed - The Best of Everything

  • The norty, rorty Louise Germaine, with her lovely unctuous velvetine Kentish goer's patois. late of Dennis Potter's brilliant

    Army Rumour Service

  • However, you can also order leather interior with heated front seats, an engine block heater, upgraded stereo, rorty exhaust, glitzy 18-inch alloy wheels, lowering kit, heavy-duty clutch and so on.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

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