Definition of 'rocky'
Example sentences containing 'rocky'
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Wild heath, forest and rocky outcrops present more than enough challenges for an active walker. The Sun (2016)Now it's largely deserted except for sheep clinging to rocky outcrops. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The route gradually rises to crest the rugged mountains, smothered in thick heather and monumental rocky outcrops. The Sun (2016)I am sure he meant rocky road. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On our last day we headed to the north of Tehran where a rocky path leads up a mountainside dotted with restaurants. The Sun (2016)The paths are often very rocky so strong boots are advisable but there are no steep climbs. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)The two sites have had a rocky relationship in the past. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was a very difficult and rocky path to get to this point. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They found a single female octopus crawling towards a rocky outcrop. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But some churches are planted in cultures where the ground is very hard and rocky. Christianity Today (2000) The rocky uphill paths were close to vertical. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There will be a long period of transition and it will be a rocky road. The Sun (2011)The couple have a notoriously rocky relationship and both have been accused of cheating. The Sun (2007)But what about when things get a bit rocky? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Near by are two footprints carved on a rocky outcrop. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Is her marriage as rocky as she claims or do they have an open arrangement? The Sun (2014)But the climb up rocky paths was undoubtedly hard work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Lessons learned on the rocky road to love help you handle a partnership. The Sun (2014)That includes her rocky relationship with her mother. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It then goes out to resemble a rocky outcrop. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His marriage was rocky for years and he looks much happier and relaxed now. The Sun (2008)It is the end of a rocky road for the pair. The Sun (2009)It turns out the pair have more in common than just their shared rocky history of relationships. The Sun (2012)But he is a young guy and we have been telling him there could be some rocky paths ahead. The Sun (2013)After half an hour we stopped on a rocky outcrop and listened to the distant territorial rumble of a lion. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The singer has vowed to make any marriage of her own work after seeing her parents get through a rocky patch. The Sun (2012)It was a rocky journey to get there but the town is sweet and has a peaceful view over the hills. The Sun (2013)Sri Lanka's first deluxe boutique hotel is on a rocky headland on the southern coast. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'rocky'
British English: rocky ADJECTIVE
A rocky place is covered with rocks or consists of large areas of rock and has nothing growing on it.
The paths are often very rocky so strong boots are advisable.
Definition of rocky from the Collins English Dictionary
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