adjective, rop·i·er, rop·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ropyrop·i·ly, adverbrop·i·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for ropy
The tannin by this time will have separated the azotized matter from the liquor, and removed the ropiness.
Rouse the beer as the hops are gradually introduced, and, in some months, the ropiness will be perfectly cured.
Ropiness of this character is not usually communicable from one lot of milk to another.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition|H. L. Russell