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You are viewing the etymology of rocky meaning: (Adjective) (figuratively) Not easily impressed or affected; hard; unfeeling; obdurate. Full of, or abounding in, rocks; consisting of rocks.. Like a rock.(figuratively) Not easily impressed or affected; hard; unfeeling; obdurate. Full of, or abounding in, rocks; consisting of rocks.. Like a rock.. You may also see other English etymologies of rocky.
English word rocky comes from English -y, English rock.

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Rocky detailed word origin explanation

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-y English (eng) Forming abstract nouns denoting a state, condition, or quality.. Used in the name of some locations which end in -ia in Latin. Forming diminutive nouns. Also used for familiar and pet names as a term of endearment. Added to nouns and adjectives to form adjectives meaning “having the quality of”.. Added to verbs to form adjectives meaning "inclined to".
rock English (eng) An act of rocking; a rocking motion; a sway. (mythical bird) (intransitive) To play, perform, or enjoy rock music, especially with a lot of skill or energy.. (intransitive, slang) To be very favourable or skilful; excel; be fantastic.. (transitive) To wear (a piece of clothing, outfit etc.) successfully or with style; to carry off (a particular look, style).. (transitive) to do something [...]
rocky English (eng) (figuratively) Not easily impressed or affected; hard; unfeeling; obdurate. Full of, or abounding in, rocks; consisting of rocks.. Like a rock.

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Descendants of -y
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