Definitions

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  • adj. Able to be roped and so restrained.
  • adj. Angry to the point of needing to be restrained from violent action.

Etymologies

From rope +‎ -able. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Bashed officer 'ropeable' over bail A SYDNEY police officer who was hit while placing a man in the cells during a police crackdown on alcohol-fuelled violence says he is "ropeable" his alleged attacker was granted bail.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Milne's former team-mate Aussie Jones said the small forward is "ropeable" over an incident at quarter-time on Friday night, where Magpies coach Mick Malthouse allegedly called Milne a

    The Age News Headlines

  • Spiteful clash: Milne 'ropeable' over Pies incident

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Jones today said that his friend and former teammate Milne was "ropeable" after the spiteful quarter-time clash.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • A Sydney police officer who was hit while placing a man in the cells during a police crackdown on alcohol-fuelled violence says he is "ropeable" his alleged attacker was granted bail.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • Policeman 'ropable' after attacker bailed A SYDNEY police officer who was hit while placing a man in the cells during a police crackdown on alcohol-fuelled violence says he is "ropeable" his alleged attacker was granted bail.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • Jones today said that his friend and former teammate Milne was 'ropeable' after the spiteful quarter-time clash.

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • However, on reflection I suppose this was the most sensible approach on their part: Deny everything, and let management handle testy, no ropeable tenants.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • But I have to be honest it's only when they're done to me and mine that I get truly ropeable.

    REVIEW: The Killing of Worlds by Scott Westerfeld

  • I read many crappy collections for Battle of the Sexes and the notes were always invaluable and I was always ropeable when there weren't any.

    On Short Story Collections

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  • Definitely OZ slang for angry, shitty, pissed off, e.g. "Jeez, when he found out his sheila was cheating on him he was bloody ropeable".

    February 10, 2011

  • Angry.

    September 17, 2008