- a of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong
- s forming viscous or glutinous threads
- s (British informal) very poor in quality
- Some of Munch's paintings notably The Scream, 1893, with its genderless homunculus squalling in loneliness on a bridge against the thick ropy sky of eveningare among the .
- I spend my final day in the city lounging at another cluttered teahouse, chewing ropy strips of yak jerky that's sold at spotless new supermarkets in flavors like Sichuan mala spice .
- McGregor, with his ropy slimness and Scots accent, looks to be attempting to channel early Sean Connery (including the line "Something big just came up," from an early James Bond .
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- Rodeo kicks off in Salinas
SALINAS — Glen Clark is a mountain of a man, standing at least 6 feet, four inches tall and carrying some 200 pounds of ropy muscle.
July 20, 2013 - Register Pajaronian
- Chrissie Hynde in Washington Post
You hear how flat I sing, and how ropy my vocals are, but you're getting the real deal there,said Hynde, who considers herself more of bandleader than a proper musician. "Nothing's been fixed. Nothing's been patched up."