ropey

World English Dictionary
ropey or ropy (ˈrəʊpɪ)
 
adj , ropier, ropiest
1.  informal (Brit)
 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
 
ropy or ropy
 
adj
 
'ropily or ropy
 
adv
 
'ropiness or ropy
 
n

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ropey

adjective
1. of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong [syn: ropy
2. forming viscous or glutinous threads [syn: ropy
3. (British informal) very poor in quality; "ropey food"; "a ropey performance" 
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