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rop·yalso rop·ey (rō′pē)
adj. rop·i·er, rop·i·est
1. Resembling a rope or ropes.
2. Forming sticky glutinous strings or threads, as some liquids.
adj, ropier or ropiest
a. inferior or inadequate
b. slightly unwell; below par
2. (of a viscous or sticky substance) forming strands or filaments
3. resembling a rope: ropey muscles.
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|Adj.||1.||ropey - of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong|
|2.||ropey - forming viscous or glutinous threads|
thick - relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"
|3.||ropey - (British informal) very poor in quality; "ropey food"; "a ropey performance"|
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
inferior - of low or inferior quality
1. inferior, poor, inadequate, mediocre, deficient, sketchy, substandard, of poor quality, indifferent, no great shakes (informal), half-pie (N.Z. informal) Your spelling's a bit ropey.