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rocky

Pronunciation: /ˈrɑːki; ˈrɒki/

Translation of rocky in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (rockier, rockiest)

  • 1 (covered with, full of rock) [ground/soil] rocoso; [path] pedregoso
    Example sentences
    • These may be the best teeth for hard or rocky soil and for heavy infestations of quackgrass and other weeds with underground rhizomes.
    • The music is monumental and the landscape limited to desert, or rocky mountain.
    • It is particularly adapted to rough, rocky land, trees with large, spreading root systems, finer textured soils and for interplanting in previously planted areas.
  • 2 (unsteady) 2.1 [start] incierto; [period] de incertidumbre; [base] nada sólido, tambaleante 2.2 [furniture] inestable, poco firme this chair's a bit rocky esta silla se bambolea or no está muy firme
    Example sentences
    • The landing was fairly smooth, a bit rocky at times, but overall comfortable.
    Example sentences
    • He steers clear of the build/bid approach, knowing that a contentious relationship between the owner and contractor signals a rocky road.
    • It may have had a rocky road in its initial theatrical release, but the DVD format allows viewers to explore its unique world.
    • Of course, none of this would matter if the film itself didn't bear the marks of its rocky road to a theater near you so prominently.

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