Rocky - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrɑːki|  American pronunciation of the word rocky
Brit.  |ˈrɒki|  British pronunciation of the word rocky

adjective

- abounding in rocks or stones(syn: bouldered, bouldery, stony)

rocky fields

- liable to rock

on high rocky heels

- full of hardship or trials(syn: rough)

the rocky road to success

Examples

I was drinking scotch on an empty stomach, and beginning to feel a trifle rocky myself.

They hurried over the rough rocky ground.

Rangers got off to a rocky start this season.

The company faces a rocky road ahead.

Rocky Mountains

the snows of the Rocky Mountains

The rocky cliffs plunge into the swirling rapids below.

...at the heart of the shrine is a small rocky grotto into which pilgrims can descend...

...the lighthouse, situated on a narrow, rocky headland, commands an expansive view of the coast...

...a group of campers waking up to the nipping air of a Rocky Mountain morning...

The windward side of the mountain was rocky and treeless.

Beware of how you walk on this rocky path.

The Rocky Mountains occur occasionally in collateral ridges.

The rocky terrain was imaged on a TV screen.

These surrounding hills are largely rocky.

Word forms

adjective
comparative: rockier
superlative: rockiest
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