Rot is defined as to decay or decompose.(verb)
An example of rot is for an apple to go bad.
Rot means something decayed or decomposed.(noun)
An example of a rot is a moldy, smelly piece of fruit.
Rot is defined as a way to show annoyance or disgust.(interjection)
An example of rot used as an interjection is in the following sentences: "Rot! I left my cell phone at home!"
See rot in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME roten < OE rotian, akin to Du rotten: for IE base see rotten
Origin: ME < ON, akin to OE rotian
See rot in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb rot·ted, rot·ting, rots verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English roten
Origin: , from Old English rotian.
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