- adj. alternative spelling of ropy.
- adj. forming viscous or glutinous threads
- adj. (British informal) very poor in quality
- adj. of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong
“The 20-year-old Ulsterman started off "ropey" in his own words in the blustery, sand-swept conditions and then looked to Lady Luck to steady his dhow before producing four birdies on the back nine for a four-under 68.”
“Bit ropey on the literacy side of things, what with ‘allot’ being a verb meaning to allocate or hand out.”
“This is a subject close to my heart and I will do whatever is within my power to fight for the rights of … Bit ropey on the literacy side of things, what with ‘allot’ being a verb meaning to allocate or hand out.”
“In the open kitchen, Chinatown veterans, who go by Mr. Chen (shown here) and Mr. Gao, stretch dough into ropey noodles, available thick or thin.”
“He was handsome, built like a runner, his legs ropey and tan, sideburns and blonde hair that flopped unapologetically over the forehead.”
“Patriots 0 Steelers 7, 4:51 1st quarter You wouldn't need to have been paying particularly close attention this season to know that the Patriots' pass defence has been looking a little ropey, and Pittsburgh are making no secret of their desire to exploit that weakness.”
“The idea of my local library doing anything more than providing a basic Internet connection at a few ropey old terminals in half-hour time slots is impossible to contemplate.”
“Keitel and Mol came in as part of the recast and relocation which followed the ropey pilot.”
“In the open kitchen, two Chinatown veterans stretch dough into ropey noodles, available thick or thin.”
“Got a little ropey for a moment with Posada getting yet another hit, but once again, Yankees can't get the big hit in the big spot.”
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