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  • adj. Alternative form of ropeable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In Australia, uncontrollable; wild; untamable unless roped or lassoed: said of cattle and sometimes of horses. Also used figuratively.
  • Intractable; obstinate; out of temper.


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  • King-hit: Policeman 'ropable' after attacker bailed | Top Stories

  • I think ANZ customers will be absolutely ropable,'' Mr Swan said. | Top Stories

  • Westpac, ANZ lift variable interest rates after RBA keeps them on hold WESTPAC Banking Corporation has become the second of the four big banks to raise interest rates in defiance of the Reserve Bank of Australia RBA, after Treasurer Wayne Swan said ANZ customers will be "ropable" after the bank raised rates earlier today. | Top Stories

  • "I told Len Snee, Jan will be ropable when he gets back," she said. - Stuff


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  • This word can also be used to imply that someone is irate.

    October 5, 2013