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ropy

Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊpi/
ropey

Translation of ropy in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (ropier, ropiest)

  • (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] I feel a bit ropy today hoy me siento bastante mal, hoy estoy bastante pachucho (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar] the wine was very ropy el vino era muy malo he gave the same ropy old excuse salió con la misma excusa burda de siempre
    Example sentences
    • I had managed to have a shave the night before, but still felt pretty ropey, so I decided to get something to eat.
    • By Wednesday I was feeling ropey.
    • Put it this way: I've had the best New Years Eve out for many a year, and still feel ropey 24 hours later!

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