adjective ropier, ropiest
- (British English) [colloquial]I feel a bit ropy todaythe wine was very ropyhoy me siento bastante malhoy estoy bastante pachucho (Spain) [colloquial]he gave the same ropy old excuseel vino era muy malosalió con la misma excusa burda de siempreExample 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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In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.