- rop|eyropy [ˈrəupi US ˈrou-] adj comparative ropier superlative ropiestBrE informal1.) in bad condition or of bad quality▪ ropey old furniture2.) [not before noun]slightly ill▪ I'm feeling a bit ropey this morning.
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ropey — UK / US or ropy UK [ˈrəʊpɪ] / US [ˈroʊpɪ] adjective informal 1) not very good The graphics are slightly ropey. 2) not feeling well … English dictionary
ropey — [[t]ro͟ʊpi[/t]] ropier, ropiest ADJ GRADED If you say that something is ropey, you mean that its quality is poor or unsatisfactory. [BRIT, INFORMAL] Your spelling s a bit ropey... Their health care system suffers from queues, shortages and ropey… … English dictionary
ropey — adjective 1. of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong • Syn: ↑ropy • Pertains to noun: ↑rope, ↑rope (for: ↑ropy) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
ropey — ropÂ·y || rÉ™ÊŠpÉª adj. resembling or behaving like a rope; becoming thread like and sticky (of liquids which become thick and sticky, also spelled ropey) … English contemporary dictionary
ropey — • dodgy, of poor quality, horrible etc. e.g. Blimey, you should av seen the ropey old bird Dave was snogging last night, he must have been hammered … Londonisms dictionary
ropey * — Adj. 1. Suspicious, dubious. E.g. She seems like such a nice girl, but she has some really ropey looking boyfriends. 2. Of poor quality, mediocre. Informal * Also ropy … English slang and colloquialisms
ropey — adjective see ropy … New Collegiate Dictionary
ropey — rop·ey … English syllables
ropey — [ˈrəʊpi] adj informal not very good … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
ropey ropy — adjective BrE informal 1 in bad condition or of bad quality: We stayed in a really ropey hotel. 2 slightly ill: I m feeling a bit ropey this morning … Longman dictionary of contemporary English