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adj. roil·i·er, roil·i·est
1. Full of sediment; muddy or cloudy.
2. Turbulent; agitated.


adj, roilier or roiliest
rare cloudy or muddy


(ˈrɔɪ li)

adj. roil•i•er, roil•i•est.
1. turbid; muddy.
2. turbulent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.roily - (of a liquid) agitated vigorouslyroily - (of a liquid) agitated vigorously; in a state of turbulence; "the river's roiling current"; "turbulent rapids"
agitated - physically disturbed or set in motion; "the agitated mixture foamed and bubbled"


1. Having sediment or foreign particles stirred up or suspended:
2. Violently disturbed or agitated, as by storms:
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Then flow away, my sweety sap, And I will make you boily; Nor catch a wood man’s hasty nap, For fear you should get roily.
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Nor will many have come across Roily Tambara, a 70-year-old grandfather whose tiny fishing boat was seized, and who was subjected to mistreatment and brutality during the 12 months he was held hostage.
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Its internal GPS keeps the boat within 5 feet of the waypoint, and manages to do it all day long, even in roily seas.
Books mystery and tells of third generation Utah residents Roily and Abigail Rogers, who turn up missing after a weekend searching for valuable antiquities.