Ropily
Ropily Rop"i*ly, adv. In a ropy manner; in a viscous or glutinous manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • ropily — ropy (also ropey) ► ADJECTIVE (ropier, ropiest) 1) resembling a rope. 2) Brit. informal poor in quality or health. DERIVATIVES ropily adverb ropiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • ropily — ˈrōpə̇lē, li adverb : in a ropy manner * * * rōpˈily adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑rope * * * ˈropily, adv. [f. ropy a.] ‘In a ropy manner; in a viscous or glutinous manner, so as to be drawn out like a rope’ (Webster …   Useful english dictionary

  • ropily — See ropy. * * * …   Universalium

  • ropily — adverb In a ropy manner …   Wiktionary

  • ropily — rop·i·ly …   English syllables

  • ropy — ropily, adv. ropiness, n. /roh pee/, adj., ropier, ropiest. 1. resembling a rope or ropes: ropy muscles. 2. forming viscid or glutinous threads, as a liquid. [1470 80; ROPE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ropiness — See ropily. * * * …   Universalium

  • ropy — (also ropey) adjective (ropier, ropiest) 1》 resembling a rope. 2》 Brit. informal poor in quality or health. Derivatives ropily adverb ropiness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • ropiness — ropy (also ropey) ► ADJECTIVE (ropier, ropiest) 1) resembling a rope. 2) Brit. informal poor in quality or health. DERIVATIVES ropily adverb ropiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • ropy — (also ropey) ► ADJECTIVE (ropier, ropiest) 1) resembling a rope. 2) Brit. informal poor in quality or health. DERIVATIVES ropily adverb ropiness noun …   English terms dictionary

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