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.”
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