characterized by ripples; rippling.
sounding like rippling water.

Origin of ripply

First recorded in 1765–75; ripple1 + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for ripply

rough, uneven, inclement, violent, wild, ripply

Examples from the Web for ripply

Contemporary Examples of ripply

  • But ABC is charting new territory with its GQ brigade, the first ripply abbed, all-male journalism revue.

    The Daily Beast logo
    ABC's Gulf Hunks

    Rebecca Dana

    July 13, 2010

Historical Examples of ripply

  • What does she do but let loose one of them ripply laughs of hers.

  • A low-hanging, golden moon, a lake that was ripply but not too rough, and balmy night air—who could ask for more?

    The Firebug

    Roy J. Snell

  • Edna laughed her ripply laugh that always made everyone else laugh, too.

  • His thoughts still ran to blue-gray eyes and ripply hair, but he made no attempt to put them into a story.

    The Lure of the Dim Trails

    by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower

  • Morland, with his ripply hair and the features of a Fra Angelico angel, would seem out of place in khaki.