"ropes" Definition

  1. the ways of London lower life. “To know the ROPES,” is to be conversant with the minutiæ of metropolitan dodges, as regards both the streets and the sporting world.

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Position in the dictionary: 2880 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: roping, rose, rosin, rosin-the-bow, rot, rot-gut, rough, rough-it, roughs, rouleau
Previous words in the dictionary: roper, rope, rooter, rooster, roost, rooky, rookery, rook, romany, roll of snow

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