roupy 1[roo-pee] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. affected with the disease roup.

Origin of roupy 1First recorded in 1715–25; roup1 + -y1 Related formsroup·i·ly, adverb roupy 2[roo-pee] adjective, roup·i·er, roup·i·est.

  1. hoarse or husky.

Origin of roupy 2First recorded in 1800–10; roup2 + -y1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for roupy Historical Examples of roupy

  • I went out into the roupy raw December night pondering deeply.


    John Galsworthy

  • When he stopped he found that the men stopped also, so he was compelled to march and play the whole way to Roupy.

    Rustic Sounds

    Francis Darwin

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