ropiness

ropy

[roh-pee]
adjective, ropier, ropiest.
1.
resembling a rope or ropes: ropy muscles.
2.
forming viscid or glutinous threads, as a liquid.

Origin:
1470–80; rope + -y1

ropily, adverb
ropiness, noun
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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
 
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'ropiness or ropy
 
n

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