1. Full of, or abounding in, rocks; consisting of rocks; as, a rocky mountain; a rocky shore.
2. Like a rock; as, the rocky orb of a shield.
3. Fig.: Not easily impressed or affected; hard; unfeeling; obdurate; as, a rocky bosom.
Rocky Mountain locust Zool., the Western locust, or grasshopper. See Grasshopper.
Rocky Mountain sheep. Zool. See Bighorn.
adj 1: abounding in rocks or stones; "rocky fields"; "stony
ground"; "bouldery beaches" [syn: bouldery, bouldered,
2: liable to rock; "on high rocky heels"
3: full of hardship or trials; "the rocky road to success";
"they were having a rough time" [syn: rough]
[also: rockiest, rockier]