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roupy1

[roo-pee]
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adjective
  1. affected with the disease roup.
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Origin of roupy1

First recorded in 1715–25; roup1 + -y1
Related formsroup·i·ly, adverb

roupy2

[roo-pee]
adjective, roup·i·er, roup·i·est.
  1. hoarse or husky.
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Origin of roupy2

First recorded in 1800–10; roup2 + -y1
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Examples from the Web for roupy

Historical Examples

  • I went out into the roupy raw December night pondering deeply.

    Tatterdemalion

    John Galsworthy

  • When he stopped he found that the men stopped also, so he was compelled to march and play the whole way to Roupy.

    Rustic Sounds

    Francis Darwin