To make a fool of one's self by pompously "fixing" a grammatical error, replacing correct usage with the incorrect one.
The original rotsky:

submitter: Will Britney lose^H^H^H^Hloose custody of her boys today?

Sorry. Pet peeve.
by Some other farker September 17, 2007
To "correct" someone in a very smug, self-righteous way while providing wrong information yourself. Originated by Fark user of the same name with such gems as:

rotsky: Uhh. First, check your math. 150 gallons (of water) = 15,000 lbs.
Bob: I'm going their tomorrow.
John: You jackass. It's "I'm going they're tomorrow."
Rick: John, you magificent bastard. You rotsky every person you talk to, don't you?
by jghiloni October 14, 2007
A massive failure, especially while being didactic and arrogant.
Person A: "Will Britney lose custody of her boys today?"

Person B (Rotsky): "That should be 'Will Britney LOOSE custody of her boys today?'. Sorry. Pet peeve."
by fuoliani September 18, 2007
To attempt to correct the grammar or word usage of another poster in an online forum when the original usage was correct to begin with. Someone "pulling a Rotsky" will often state that the original usage is their pet peeve.
Jim pulled a Rotsky when he insisted that "their" indicated a location.
by the_original_roxtar September 17, 2007
rotsky (rot - skee) n., v., adj. A completely avoidable meme: The act of making a lame joke what causes every liter in the vicinity to accuse the joker of idiocy.

rotsky (rots - kee) n., v., adj. An internet cliche originating with the website Fark.
Example: Person A: Will Britney lose custody of her boys today?

rotsky: Sorry that should be "Will Britney loose her kids today?"

All: Wow rotsky can't spel, what a Moran!

The term "lose" was originally correct and was corrected incorrectly intentionally incorrectly corrected by the rotsky (sorry, pet peeve).

by zooyorkfreak September 17, 2007
Formily a Fark.com username, to rotsky means to utterly and totally fail at something all the while trying to show others how it is done, or should be.
Bill: 2 plus 2 equals 4

Ted: No Bill, 2 plus 2 equals 7.987. Sorry I had to correct you, but incorrect spelling is a pet peeve of mine.

John: Uh, Ted, Bill was right, way to rotsky that equation up.
by ItchyMcknobster September 24, 2007
rotsky (rot - skee) n., v., adj. A completely avoidable fail meme: The act of incorrectly correcting a person that has committed a homonym error.
Example: Person A: Will Britney lose custody of her boys today?

rotsky: Sorry that should be "Will Britney loose custody of her boys today?"

All: Wow rotsky can't spel, what a Moran!

The term "lose" was originally correct and was corrected incorrectly incorrectly corrected by the rotsky (sorry, pet peeve).
by Thujone September 24, 2007

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