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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A boxing tactic: pretending to be trapped against the boundaries while your opponent wears himself out throwing punches.

Usage examples (36)
  • Woah, I never thought of that - PA as rope-a-dope.
  • This is where four months of rope-a-dope pays dividends.
  • A little rope-a-dope is all the last few weeks have been.
  • WILSON: No, I think it's part of the rope-a-dope strategy. for more
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