Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being rocky, or abounding with rocks.
  • noun The condition or sensations of one who is rocky, as from drinking. See rocky.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being rocky.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or quality of being rocky.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the quality of abounding in rocks and stones

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Examples

  • But with the extreme fluctuations global markets are currently seeing — Obama and his new appointees will be looking for solutions to both the short-term rockiness and the longer-term economic problems — the president-elect continues to describe the crisis as "historic."

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  • But with the extreme fluctuations global markets are currently seeing-Obama and his new appointees will be looking for solutions to both the short-term rockiness and the longer-term economic problems-the president-elect continues to describe the crisis as "historic."

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  • But with the extreme fluctuations global markets are currently seeing-Obama and his new appointees will be looking for solutions to both the short-term rockiness and the longer-term economic problems-the president-elect continues to describe the crisis as "historic."

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  • And despite the recent rockiness on Wall Street, there are somes signs of global economic growth.

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  • And despite the recent rockiness on Wall Street, there are somes signs of global economic growth.

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  • Their round, rumply rockiness makes a nice contrast in shape to the narrow-ruled notepaper layout of the surrounding farmlands.

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  • The hallmark of Earth, after all, is not its mass, nor its rockiness, nor the fact that it is potentially habitable.

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  • Very odd and I understand that the rockiness of our general area can account for it being felt so far away but only 3.6 rating, not to mention why we heard such a loud noise as well as though supposedly closer to its epicenter?!?

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  • It's water resistant and I could always find a comfortable position for using the mat, regardless of the slope or the rockiness of the soil.

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  • If they complain about the rockiness of the 'white sand' you promised, tell them that those rocks are natural geological formations around here, and that they should thank you for providing both a fun and educational experience!

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