adjective, rop·i·er, rop·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ropyrop·i·ly, adverbrop·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for ropy
He was a short, lean man with a leathery face and long, black ropy hair, and beady black eyes that caught the light like a cat's.Richard Carvel, Complete|Winston Churchill
Near the Guardian Rocks large masses of ropy lava are found which suggest ejected bombs.Mount Rainier|Various
Put a pint of clean sugar to a pint of juice, and boil it slowly, till it becomes ropy.The American Frugal Housewife|Lydia M. Child
All I could see then was a bunch of black ropy arms tangled around what looked like, as Putz described it to you, an ostrich.A Martian Odyssey|Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
The wet shirt clinging close to his body outlined well-knit shoulders, ropy-muscled arms.Big Timber|Bertrand W. Sinclair