Definition of ropeable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊpəb(ə)l/
(also ropable)


Australian /NZ informal
Angry; furious: the idea of it gets him absolutely ropeable
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  • Talk about double cross - both the small banks and the Reserve Bank would be absolutely ropeable.
  • The Speaker of the House of Reps whose orders CNN defied, is ropeable.
  • Injured and ‘ropable‘, the two returned to the party but left soon after to go looking for their attackers.


Late 19th century: from the notion that the person requires to be restrained.

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