Synonyms for rocky

Synonyms for (adjective) rocky

Synonyms: rough, rocky

Definition: full of hardship or trials

Usage: the rocky road to success; they were having a rough time

Similar words: difficult, hard

Definition: not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure

Usage: a difficult task; nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access; difficult times; why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?


Synonyms: rocky, stony, bouldered, bouldery

Definition: abounding in rocks or stones

Usage: rocky fields; stony ground; bouldery beaches

Similar words: unsmooth, rough

Definition: having or caused by an irregular surface

Usage: trees with rough bark; rough ground; rough skin; rough blankets; his unsmooth face


Synonyms: rocky

Definition: liable to rock

Usage: on high rocky heels

Similar words: unstable

Definition: lacking stability or fixity or firmness

Usage: unstable political conditions; the tower proved to be unstable in the high wind; an unstable world economy