Definition of Ropy in English :

Define Ropy in English

Ropy meaning in English

Meaning of Ropy in English

Pronunciation of Ropy in English

Ropy pronunciation in English

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1. ropey, ropy

of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong

2. ropey, ropy, stringy, thready

forming viscous or glutinous threads

3. ropey, ropy

(British informal) very poor in quality

Example Sentences:
'ropey food'
'a ropey performance'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of ropy
adjectiveWord forms: ˈropier or ˈropiest
forming sticky, stringy threads, as some liquids do; glutinous
like a rope or ropes
3.  British, Slang
bad, poor, inferior, etc.
somewhat unwell
also ˈropey

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see synonyms of ropy
adj. rop·i·er, rop·i·est
1. Resembling a rope or ropes.
2. Forming sticky glutinous strings or threads, as some liquids.

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