Definition of ropish in US English:

ropish

adjective

  • Somewhat ropy, tending to ropiness; resembling a rope, ropelike.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Ash (1724–1779), lexicographer and grammarian. From rope + -ish. Compare earlier ropy.

Pronunciation

ropish

/ˈrəʊpɪʃ/