When unpacking the meat watch the brine to see that it is not ropy or moldy.
Two sets of conditions are responsible for these ropy or slimy milks.
The expressed juice was not limpid, but thick, mucilaginous and ropy.
As he rose, ropy tentacles twined about him, and he saw what had saved him.
The gorse there was high and thick, and its ropy stems were as big round as a man's wrist.
The beard is ropy and unnatural; it is, however, an imposing sort of figure.
The fog, broken into thousands of white, ropy wreaths, was swept away upward.
Why, I'd rather have a good navy revolver to fight with than this ropy thing!
The solution of gum is very slightly acid, and has a mucilaginous, ropy consistence: it is almost tasteless.
This water had probably been there for years, and was as ropy as molasses.
Of low quality; bad; inferior; unsatisfactory (1942+)