Rocky meaning

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(figuratively) Troubled; or difficult; in danger or distress.

Their relationship had weathered some rocky times, but they loved each other.

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Marked by obstructions or difficulties.

The rocky road to success.

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Inclined or prone to sway or totter; unsteady or shaky.

A rocky coat rack.

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Appearing inclined to fail; discouraging or disappointing.

Had a rocky start, but managed to succeed.

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Full of or containing rocks.
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Consisting of rock.
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Like a rock; firm, hard, unfeeling, etc.
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Full of obstacles or difficulties.

The rocky road to success.

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Weak or dizzy, as from illness; unwell.
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Unstable; easily rocked.

The table was rocky, so we put a book under one leg.

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In the style of rock and roll music.

His new album is quite rocky.

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Full of, or abounding in, rocks; consisting of rocks.

A rocky mountain.

A rocky shore.

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Like a rock.

The rocky orb of a shield.

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(figuratively) Not easily impressed or affected; hard; unfeeling; obdurate; as, a rocky bosom.
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A male given name, pet form of Rocco.
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Rocky Balboa, a fictional boxer played by Sylvester Stallone in a series of films.
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
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(informal, Australia) The regional city of Rockhampton, Queensland.
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Consisting of, containing, or abounding in rock or rocks.
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Origin of rocky

  • From rock (“to move back and forth") +"Ž -y.

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  • From rock (“stone") +"Ž -y.

    From Wiktionary