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Definition of rort verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

rort

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//rɔːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɔːrt//
 
[transitive, intransitive] rort (something) (Australian English, New Zealand English, informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rort
BrE BrE//rɔːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɔːrt//
 
he / she / it rorts
BrE BrE//rɔːts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//rɔːrts//
 
past simple rorted
BrE BrE//ˈrɔːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɔːrtɪd//
 
past participle rorted
BrE BrE//ˈrɔːtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɔːrtɪd//
 
-ing form rorting
BrE BrE//ˈrɔːtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɔːrtɪŋ//
 
 
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to do something dishonest He was an expert at rorting the system (= getting the best out of it for himself without actually doing anything illegal).

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