roupy

1
[ roo-pee ]
/ ˈru pi /

adjective

affected with the disease roup.

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Origin of roupy

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First recorded in 1715–25; roup1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM roupy

roup·i·ly, adverb

Definition for roupy (2 of 2)

roupy2
[ roo-pee ]
/ ˈru pi /

adjective, roup·i·er, roup·i·est.

hoarse or husky.

Origin of roupy

2
First recorded in 1800–10; roup2 + -y1
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Example sentences from the Web for roupy

  • 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