Definition of rocky adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈrɒki//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɑːki//
    (rockier, rockiest)
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  1. 1made of rock; full of rocks a rocky coastline rocky soil
  2. 2difficult and not certain to continue or to be successful a rocky marriage
  3. Extra examples Their marriage was starting to get a bit rocky. The waves smashed against the rocky coastline. This plant grows in rocky soil on exposed hillsides.