- n a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
only a rotter would do that
- Neither holds much suspense, since 1) this is an action movie and 2) DiCaprio takes lots of risks as an actor, but playing a total rotter isn't one of them.
- For most actors, though, including the most distinguished, playing a rotter offers a holiday from more serious fare; a nice paycheck after all those worthy little independent films .
- Edith Wharton, then 47, was referring to her love letters in the possession of Morton Fullerton, a charming rotter who alternately pursued and ignored her.