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Synonyms for rocky
ˈrɒk i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rocky, bouldery, bouldered, stony(adj)

    abounding in rocks or stones

    "rocky fields"; "stony ground"; "bouldery beaches"

    Synonyms:
    rocklike, bouldery, stony, jumpy, flinty, rough, granitic, jolty, bumpy, granitelike, obdurate, jolting, flint, bouldered

    Antonyms:
    easy, stable, smooth

  2. rough, rocky, bumpy, jolty, jolting, jumpy(adj)

    causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

    "a rough ride"

    Synonyms:
    bumpy, approximative, rough, highly strung, pugnacious, jolting, bouldered, approximate, gravelly, bouldery, edgy, uptight, fierce, harsh, overstrung, high-strung, restive, nervy, scratchy, stony, crude, jumpy, boisterous, grating, jolty, raspy, unsmooth, jittery, uncut, rasping

    Antonyms:
    easy, stable, smooth

  3. rocky(adj)

    liable to rock

    "on high rocky heels"

    Synonyms:
    bouldery, stony, jumpy, rough, jolty, bumpy, jolting, bouldered

    Antonyms:
    stable, smooth, easy

  4. rocky, rough(adj)

    full of hardship or trials

    "the rocky road to success"; "they were having a rough time"

    Synonyms:
    bumpy, rough, raspy, jolting, pugnacious, bouldered, jolty, crude, gravelly, bouldery, fierce, harsh, unsmooth, scratchy, stony, jumpy, boisterous, grating, approximate, approximative, uncut, rasping

    Antonyms:
    easy, smooth, stable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rocky":

    rock, rocko, balboa, roque

How to pronounce rocky?

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How to use rocky in a sentence?

  1. Steve Milstein:

    If you look at the original 'Rocky,' ('Creed') really shows what's changed in the city.

  2. James McQuivey:

    The company has historically had rocky relations with other hardware makers, preferring to imagine a world in which everyone buys an Apple device, then powers it with Apple services, this was the model for the original iPod, as most people forget. You couldn't use iTunes on a PC originally. Eventually Apple got wise.

  3. Dante Lauretta:

    Water probably did circulate through the interior of the asteroid, like a hydrothermal system on Earth, and altered the originally anhydrous rocky material, forming these clays.

  4. Tom Zegan:

    Why when you have 31 Flavors stick with Rocky Road?

  5. Neeta Pardanani Connally:

    Rocky Mountain's not the first time ticks have been found in unusual places.

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