Ropy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈroʊpi|  American pronunciation of the word ropy
Brit.  |ˈrəʊpɪ|  British pronunciation of the word ropy

adjective

- forming viscous or glutinous threads (syn: ropey, stringy, thready)
- (British informal) very poor in quality (syn: ropey)

Examples

The passengers looked a bit ropy after the bumpy flight.

...because the paint was so old, it was ropy and couldn't be smoothly applied to the wood...

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