ropy

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ropy \Rop"y\, adjective capable of being drawn into a thread, as a glutinous substance; stringy; viscous; tenacious; glutinous; as ropy sirup; ropy lees.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

ropy

adjective

1: of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong [syn: {ropy}, {ropey}]

2: forming viscous or glutinous threads [syn: {ropy}, {ropey}, {stringy}, {thready}]

3: (British informal) very poor in quality; "ropey food"; "a ropey performance" [syn: {ropey}, {ropy}]


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