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Adjective: ropy (ropier,ropiest)  row-pee
  1. Of or resembling rope (or ropes) in being long and strong
    - ropey
     
  2. Forming viscous or glutinous threads
    - ropey, stringy, thready
     
  3. [Brit] (informal) very poor in quality
    "ropy food";
    - ropey [Brit], shonky [Austral, NZ]

Derived forms: ropiest, ropier

See also: inferior, thick