roily
adjective Date: 1823 1. full of sediment or dregs ; muddy 2. turbulent <
roily waters
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  • Roily — Roil y, a. Turbid; as, roily water. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • roily — *turbid, muddy …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • roily — [roi′lē] adj. roilier, roiliest 1. turbid; muddy 2. agitated …   English World dictionary

  • roily — /roy lee/, adj., roilier, roiliest. 1. turbid; muddy. 2. turbulent. [1815 25; ROIL + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • roily — adjective a) muddy, cloudy (having lots of sediment) b) turbulent …   Wiktionary

  • roily — Synonyms and related words: adiaphanous, amiss, askew, awry, cloudy, cockeyed, convulsed, dark, deranged, disarranged, discomfited, discomposed, disconcerted, dislocated, disordered, disorderly, disorganized, disturbed, grumly, haywire,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • roily — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. murky, turbid, mucky; see muddy 1 , turbid . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended: cloudy, muddy, murky, roiled, turbid. See CLEAR. 2. Violently disturbed… …   English dictionary for students

  • roily — a. Turbid, rily, disturbed …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • roily — roil•y [[t]ˈrɔɪ li[/t]] adj. roil•i•er, roil•i•est 1) turbid; muddy 2) turbulent …   From formal English to slang

  • roily — /ˈrɔɪli/ (say roylee) adjective turbid; muddy. {roil + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

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