from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Slang A scoundrel.
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- n. A worthless, despicable person.
- n. A scoundrel.
- n. A non-accredited journalist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who talks or writes ‘rot’; a humbug.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
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Chigmok, he ees no good, he what you call a rotter, but he not dare to do this ting heemself. "
That retarded kid is the reason the rotter was a problem in the first place!
It could have been hard, Varakov decided, for a man like Karamatsov" a despoiler, what the British before World War II in their days of empire would have called a "rotter" " to live with flawless beauty such as Natalia possessed.
It could have been hard, Varakov decided, for a man like Karamatsov — a despoiler, what the British before World War II in their days of empire would have called a "rotter" — to live with flawless beauty such as Natalia possessed.
Odessa fell first, I think, owing to the commander there being what we commonly call a "rotter"; he seemed to be of no use, and Odessa was taken by the Bolshevists.
If you consulted your business experience instead of your ugly individualistic philosophy, you would know that believing in himself is one of the commonest signs of a rotter.
My behavior toward you, of course, now depends on your reputation and thus what you have done to others: if you have been a cad and a rotter, I am less likely to trust you to deliver.
When Katherine Parkinson who is lovely as Conceptiva, but hobbled, like everyone else, by this dead script tells Stephen Fry what a rotter he is, he replies: "Indeed, I am a lovelington and a softie boots."
That nice Herr Hitler shocks right-wing historians and the Daily Mail by turning out to be a bit of a rotter.
Father Juan wants to keep Antonio happy . . . so the rotter will stay on our side.