Australian English
Very ill-tempered or angry.

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • ropable — adjective a) Able to be roped. Alan was absolutely ropable to have missed your show, Byron. b) Upset; irate. Ben was ropable after losing that first set with a volley into the net …   Wiktionary

  • ropable — /roh peuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being roped. 2. Australian Informal. angry. [1870 75; ROPE + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • ropable — rop·able …   English syllables

  • ropable — UK [ˈrəʊpəb(ə)l] / US [ˈroʊpəb(ə)l] adjective Australian informal extremely angry …   English dictionary

  • ropable — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ropeable — /roh peuh beuhl/, adj. ropable. * * * …   Universalium

  • English language — Language belonging to the Germanic languages branch of the Indo European language family, widely spoken on six continents. The primary language of the U.S., Britain, Canada, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, and various Caribbean and Pacific… …   Universalium

  • ropeable — [ rəʊpəb(ə)l] (also ropable) adjective Austral./NZ informal very angry; furious. Origin C19: from the notion that the person requires to be restrained …   English new terms dictionary

  • ropeable — /ˈroʊpəbəl / (say rohpuhbuhl) adjective 1. capable of being roped. 2. (of animals) wild; intractable. 3. Colloquial extremely angry or bad tempered: * On t ole Martin be ropeable when he sees that fence! –joseph furphy, 1903. Also, ropable …  

  • ropeable — adj. (also ropable) 1 capable of being roped. 2 Austral. & NZ sl. angry …   Useful english dictionary

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