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Definitions for Rocky
ˈrɒk irock·y

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rocky, bouldery, bouldered, stonyadjective

    abounding in rocks or stones

    "rocky fields"; "stony ground"; "bouldery beaches"

  2. rough, rocky, bumpy, jolty, jolting, jumpyadjective

    causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements

    "a rough ride"

  3. rockyadjective

    liable to rock

    "on high rocky heels"

  4. rocky, roughadjective

    full of hardship or trials

    "the rocky road to success"; "they were having a rough time"

Wiktionary

  1. Rockynoun

    A male given name, pet form of Rocco.

  2. Rockynoun

    Rocky Balboa, a fictional boxer played by Sylvester Stallone in a series of films.

  3. Rockynoun

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

  4. Rockynoun

    The town of Rockhampton in Queensland.

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Rockyadjective

    full of, or abounding in, rocks; consisting of rocks; as, a rocky mountain; a rocky shore

  2. Rockyadjective

    like a rock; as, the rocky orb of a shield

  3. Rockyadjective

    fig.: Not easily impressed or affected; hard; unfeeling; obdurate; as, a rocky bosom

Freebase

  1. Rocky

    Rocky is a 1976 American film directed by John G. Avildsen and both written by and starring Sylvester Stallone. It tells the rags to riches American Dream story of Rocky Balboa, an uneducated but kind-hearted debt collector for a loan shark in the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rocky starts out as a club fighter who later gets a shot at the world heavyweight championship. It also stars Talia Shire as Adrian, Burt Young as Adrian's brother Paulie, Burgess Meredith as Rocky's trainer Mickey Goldmill, and Carl Weathers as the champion, Apollo Creed. The film, made on a budget of $950,000 and shot in 28 days, was a sleeper hit; it made over $225 million, the highest grossing film of 1976, and won three Oscars, including Best Picture. The film received many positive reviews and turned Stallone into a major star. It spawned five sequels: Rocky II, III, IV, V and Rocky Balboa, all written by and starring Stallone.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rocky in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rocky in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Rocky in a Sentence

  1. Evan Lucas:

    Until we find some sort of stability in oil, it's going to be a fairly rocky period. We also saw iron ore prices fall again to below $70 a tonne, but there are some positive signs for the longer term. Falling crude prices are actually a stimulus. It means capex is lower, consumer cost is lower, but it takes a while to filter through.

  2. Madeline Lewek-Franco:

    If I start getting worked up, I know I need to put Moose Lodge 2284 in God's hands and the hands of the people fighting Rocky Fire, and if my home goes, it's not the end of the world.

  3. Betsey Stevenson:

    Chair Powell is steering this ship through very rocky waters and Chair Powell seems very determined to get White House economists to the other side where there is maximum employment, i'm really worried about what happens if Chair Powell gets asked to hand over the wheel right now.

  4. Angela Smith:

    A failure to do so however, will amount to kicking the can down what could be a very rocky road.

  5. Benjamin Tuggle:

    The DNA results indicate this wolf traveled at least 450 miles from an area in the northern Rocky Mountains to northern Arizona.

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