adjective, rop·i·er, rop·i·est.
Related formsrop·i·ly, adverbrop·i·ness, noun
Examples 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