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dorty

[dawr-tee] /ˈdɔr ti/
adjective, Scot.
1.
sullen; sulky.
Origin of dorty
1505-1515
1505-15; dort sulkiness (< ?) + -y1
Related forms
dortiness, noun
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  • Patie is happy in his love for Peggy who reciprocates it; Roger, in despair over his ill-success with 'dorty Jenny.'

    Allan Ramsay William Henry Oliphant Smeaton
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dorty

/ˈdɔːtɪ/
adjective dortier, dortiest
1.
(Scot) haughty, or sullen
Derived Forms
dortiness, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Scottish dort peevishness
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