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rocky

adjective uk   /ˈrɒk.i/ us    /ˈrɑː.ki/

rocky adjective (STONE)

C1 made of rock and therefore usually rough and difficult to travel along: She scrambled along the rocky path.

rocky adjective (UNSTEADY/UNCERTAIN)

unable to balance very well: After two months in a hospital bed, I felt a bit rocky on my feet. uncertain and difficult and not likely to last long: Their relationship got off to a rocky start.
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