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rotter

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noun rot·ter \ˈrä-tər\

Simple Definition of rotter

  • : a very bad person

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rotter

  1. :  a thoroughly objectionable person

Examples of rotter in a sentence

  1. <the dirty rotter dumped his wife to marry his secretary>



1893

First Known Use of rotter

1893


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