Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
RAMSTOORIE, adj., v. [rɑm′sturi]
I. adj. Slap-dash, rough and ready, of a vigorous but not meticulous worker (Kcd., Ags., Per., Slg. 1967).
Ags. 1949 :
When a woman barges through her house-work like a bull at a gate, and her attitude is sort of “anything will do if it does” we say she is “right ramstoorie.”
You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.
"Ramstoorie adj., v.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 17 Nov 2018 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/ramstoorie>
Try an Advanced Search