What is Rocky ?

Rocky is (adj) 1. full of rocks and large stones They followed a rocky path up the mountain. 2. difficult The company has had a rocky year. My brother and sister-in-law are going through a rocky patch at the moment. 3. not steady My chair is a bit rocky. 4. the Rocky Mountains, the Rockies a range of high snow-capped mountains, running south from Canada into the western United States The pictures of the Rocky Mountains covered in snow are a typical postcard scene. We picked up two backpackers who were hitching a lift into the Rockies.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level