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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong adj. - (British informal) very poor in quality; Forming viscous or glutinous threads.

Usage examples (36)
  • Adjective, : ropy muscles
  • Cook until mixture forms thick, "ropy" threads that drip from the spoon.
  • Note the "ropy" character of the half-frozen rock on the sides of the nearest rivulet of the lava.
  • The man's ropy intestines slithered out onto the ground. for more
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