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Meaning of rocky by Wiktionary Dictionary


    Proper noun


    1. A male given name, pet form of Rocco.
    2. Rocky Balboa, a fictional boxer played by Sylvester Stallone in a series of films .
    3. The Rocky Horror Picture Show .
    4. ( informal, Australian ) The regional city of Rockhampton, Queensland.


Explanation of rocky by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. full of hardship or trials

    2. the rocky road to success
    3. abounding in rocks or stones

    4. rocky fields
    5. causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

    6. liable to rock

    7. on high rocky heels

    Definition of rocky by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Rocky 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.