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ropey

ropy

/ (ˈrəʊpɪ) /
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adjective ropier or ropiest
British informal
  1. inferior or inadequate
  2. slightly unwell; below par
(of a viscous or sticky substance) forming strands or filaments
resembling a roperopey muscles
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Derived forms of ropey

ropily, adverbropiness, noun
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