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Definitions and Synonyms of ropy | Another word for ropy | What is ropy?

Definition 1: of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong - [adjective denoting pert]

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Definition 2: (British informal) very poor in quality - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ropy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ropey food
  • a ropey performance

Synonyms for ropy in the sense of this definition

(ropy is similar to ...) of low or inferior quality

(ropy belongs to a domain located in ...) a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

(ropy is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 3: forming viscous or glutinous threads - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for ropy in the sense of this definition

(ropy is similar to ...) relatively dense in consistency

"thick cream" "thick soup" "thick smoke" "thick fog"

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