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



    (also ropey) adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈrəʊpi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈroʊpi//
    (British English, informal) Poor health, Being ill
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  1. 1not in good condition; of bad quality We spent the night in a ropy old tent.
  2. 2feeling slightly ill/sick I felt a bit ropy earlier this week, but I’m better now. See related entries: Poor health, Being ill