ropable

[ roh-puh-buh l ]
/ ˈroʊ pə bəl /

adjective

capable of being roped.
Australian Informal. angry.

Nearby words

  1. rootserver,
  2. rootstalk,
  3. rootstock,
  4. rootworm,
  5. rooty,
  6. rope,
  7. rope dancer,
  8. rope in,
  9. rope socket,
  10. rope stitch

Origin of ropable

First recorded in 1870–75; rope + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for ropable

ropable

ropeable

/ (ˈrəʊpəbəl) /

adjective

capable of being roped
Australian and NZ informal
  1. angry
  2. wild or intractablea ropable beast
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