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- (Australia) IPA(key): [ˈɹʷɔkiː]
- (UK) enPR: rŏk'i, IPA(key): /ˈɹɒki/, [ˈɹʷɒkiː]
- (US) IPA(key): [ˈɹʷɒki]
Audio (Midwestern US) (file)
- Rhymes: -ɒki
- Unstable; easily rocked.
- The table was rocky, so we put a book under one leg.
- In the style of rock and roll music.
- His new album is quite rocky.
- (figuratively) Troubled; or difficult; in danger or distress.
- Their relationship had weathered some rocky times, but they loved each other.
unstable, easily rocked
- Full of, or abounding in, rocks; consisting of rocks.
- a rocky mountain
- a rocky shore
- Like a rock.
- the rocky orb of a shield
- (figuratively) Not easily impressed or affected; hard; unfeeling; obdurate; as, a rocky bosom.
full of rocks
like a rock
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