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roupy

1

[ roo-pee ]

adjective

  1. affected with the disease roup.


roupy

2

[ roo-pee ]

adjective

, roup·i·er, roup·i·est.
  1. hoarse or husky.

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Other Words From

  • roupi·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of roupy1

First recorded in 1715–25; roup 1 + -y 1

Origin of roupy2

First recorded in 1800–10; roup 2 + -y 1

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Example Sentences

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

Flocks that have become thoroughly roupy should be disposed of and more vigorous birds secured.

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

At the same time the 30th Brigade also advanced through Roupy on the right of the 29th.

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