adjective, rop·i·er, rop·i·est.
Words nearby ropy
OTHER WORDS FROM ropyrop·i·ly, adverbrop·i·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for ropy
This water had probably been there for years, and was as ropy as molasses.American Prisoners of the Revolution|Danske Dandridge
When the soap becomes thick and ropy, carry it down cellar in pails and empty it into a barrel.The American Frugal Housewife|Lydia M. Child
The milk is good and nourishing, but of a ropy consistency and a peculiar flavour.
He took a detonite cartridge from his belt and placed it on the floor close to the ropy strands.Astounding Stories, May, 1931|Various
When unpacking the meat watch the brine to see that it is not ropy or moldy.Every Step in Canning|Grace Viall Gray