Roorbach definition

(US, dated) A defamatory forgery or falsehood published for purposes of political intrigue.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of roorbach - roorback

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
roorbach
Plural:
roorbachs

Origin of roorbach

  • Originated in the election canvass of 1844, when such a forgery was published, to the detriment of James K. Polk, purporting to be an extract from the Travels of Baron Roorbach.

    From Wiktionary