rooky [roo k-ee] ExamplesWord Origin adjective, rook·i·er, rook·i·est.

  1. full of or frequented by rooks.

Origin of rooky First recorded in 1595–1605; rook1 + -y1 Examples from the Web for rooky Historical Examples of rooky

  • A “rooky,” who had joined the company, stood on the dock disconsolately.

    The Great White Tribe in Filipinia

    Paul T. Gilbert

  • The sky had seemed to darken, the air to thicken, the birds to gather in the “rooky” wood.


    Hugh Walpole

  • British Dictionary definitions for rooky rooky adjective rookier or rookiest

    1. literary abounding in rooks

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