[syn: rocky, rough]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Rocky \Rock"y\, a.
1. Full of, or abounding in, rocks; consisting of rocks; as,
a rocky mountain; a rocky shore.
2. Like a rock; as, the rocky orb of a shield. --Milton.
3. Fig.: Not easily impressed or affected; hard; unfeeling;
obdurate; as, a rocky bosom. --Shak.
Rocky Mountain locust (Zool.), the Western locust, or
grasshopper. See Grasshopper.
Rocky Mountain sheep. (Zool.) See Bighorn.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: abounding in rocks or stones; "rocky fields"; "stony
ground"; "bouldery beaches" [syn: rocky, bouldery,
2: causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; "a
rough ride" [syn: rough, rocky, bumpy, jolty,
jolting, jumpy] [ant: smooth]
3: liable to rock; "on high rocky heels"
4: full of hardship or trials; "the rocky road to success";
"they were having a rough time" [syn: rocky, rough]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
174 Moby Thesaurus words for "rocky":
adamant, adamantine, ailing, apathetic, arduous, bad, below par,
bony, bumpy, callous, cement, cemental, certain, cold, concrete,
cool, corneous, corrugated, cragged, craggy, crinkled,
critically ill, crumpled, crystal, crystalline, degage, dense,
dependable, detached, determined, diamondlike, difficult,
dilapidated, doddering, doubtful, down, dubious, dure, emotionless,
faint, faintish, feeling awful, feeling faint,
feeling something terrible, firm, flimsy, flintlike, flinty,
granitelike, granitic, gravelly, gritty, groggy, hard,
hard as nails, hardhearted, harsh, horny, iffy, ill, impassive,
in danger, indifferent, indisposed, insecure, invariable,
invariant, iron-hard, ironbound, ironlike, jagged, jaggy, laid low,
lapideous, lithoid, lithoidal, marble, marblelike, monolithic,
mortally ill, not quite right, obdurate, off-color, osseous,
out of sorts, pebbled, pebbly, porphyritic, questionable, ragged,
ramshackle, reliable, resistant, resistive, resolute, ricketish,
rickety, rock-ribbed, rock-strewn, rock-studded, rockbound,
rocklike, rugged, rugose, rugous, sandy, saw-toothed, sawtooth,
scragged, scraggly, scraggy, seedy, serrate, serrated, shaky,
shingled, shingly, sick, sick unto death, sickish, snagged,
snaggled, snaggy, solid, spidery, spindly, staunch, steadfast,
steady, steellike, steely, stonelike, stony, sure, taken ill,
teetering, teetery, thick-skinned, tottering, tottery, tough,
trachytic, treacherous, tumbledown, unbending, uncaring, uncertain,
unchanging, uncomfortable, undependable, under the weather,
unemotional, unfaltering, unfeeling, unflinching, unhealthy,
unpredictable, unreliable, unsafe, unsound, unstable, unsteady,
unsure, unsympathetic, untrustworthy, unvarying, unwavering,
unwell, unyielding, vacillating, weak, wobbling, wobbly,
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):
Rocky, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
Population (2000): 174
Housing Units (2000): 85
Land area (2000): 0.225500 sq. miles (0.584042 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.225500 sq. miles (0.584042 sq. km)
FIPS code: 63700
Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
Location: 35.156397 N, 99.059987 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 73661
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.