Definition of rubbly in US English:

rubbly

adjective

  • See rubble

    • ‘The ending is a blaze of light and sirens and press reporters and a standing ovation when I walk out of what could have been rubbly grave.’
    • ‘A hundred thousand people had been assembled in East Berlin to hear him, on a rubbly wasteland off the Friedrichstrasse.’
    • ‘After a short climb up the frozen rocky face I found myself on a small, rubbly outcrop of dark rock.’
    • ‘It took me a couple of hours, crunching down a steep rubbly track with a panorama of mountains ahead no matter which way the path twisted.’
    • ‘The roads were so rubbly and so steep and so winding that we moved, it seemed, in slow motion.’

Pronunciation

rubbly

/ˈrəb(ə)li//ˈrəb(ə)lē/