ropey *

ropey *
Adj. 1. Suspicious, dubious. E.g."She seems like such a nice girl, but she has some really ropey looking boyfriends."
2. Of poor quality, mediocre. Informal
* Also ropy.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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