Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / rocky
FEEDBACK

rocky

See definition of rocky on Dictionary.com
  • adj.rugged, stony
  • adj.unyielding, inflexible
  • adj.doubtful, undependable

synonyms for rocky

  • craggy
  • jagged
  • rough
  • bouldered
  • flinty
  • hard
  • inflexible
  • lapidarian
  • lithic
  • pebbly
  • petrified
  • petrous
  • rock-ribbed
  • rockbound
  • solid
  • stonelike
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for rocky

MOST RELEVANT
  • even
  • smooth
  • dependable
  • flat
  • flexible
  • happy
  • healthy
  • steady
  • yielding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

TRY USING rocky

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
Do You Get Verklempt Thinking About Last Week’s Words?
START THE QUIZ

How to use rocky in a sentence

Megan Barrington watched the sun rise over the rocky outcrop.
TO REHEARSE PERSEVERANCE’S MISSION, SCIENTISTS PRETENDED TO BE A MARS ROVERLISA GROSSMANJULY 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
That extra carbon dioxide results in oceans that are more acidic, which makes it harder for corals to build their rocky homes.
LET’S LEARN ABOUT CORAL REEFSBETHANY BROOKSHIREJULY 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
That means it probably has to be a gas giant like Jupiter rather than a rocky planet like Earth.
DEVELOPING PLANET EMERGES IN A SWIRL OF GASLISA GROSSMANJULY 6, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
However, he explains, that broth could be a liquid water ocean — one that exchanges chemicals with some rocky surface.
PLANETS WITH HYDROGEN SKIES COULD HARBOR LIFELISA GROSSMANJUNE 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Because things are only going to get rockier through election day.
DOES THE PRESIDENT MATTER AS MUCH AS YOU THINK? (EP. 404)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 6, 2020FREAKONOMICS
As he was toiling slowly up a narrow, rocky pass, he suddenly saw an Indian's head peering over the ledge.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
On a rocky islet in the centre of a fresh water pond two miles in circuit they commenced erecting a fort and store house.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
As if to prove that he was a true prophet, the herd split against a rocky pinnacle, and on this we stranded.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
We were now drifting to the South by East through a wide channel, sounding in between fifty and sixty fathoms, rocky bottom.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Buache Island was visible as well as the small rocky islet between it and Cape Peron.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 28, 2021
Choose the synonym for explosive
volatile

WORDS RELATED TO ROCKY

  • below par
  • debilitated
  • diseased
  • down
  • down with
  • enfeebled
  • feeble
  • feeling awful
  • ill
  • indisposed
  • rocky
  • run down
  • sick
  • sick as a dog
  • sickly
  • under the weather
  • unwell
  • wasting
  • weak
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

Fletcherizeverb (used with or without object) | [flech-uh-rahyz ]SEE DEFINITION