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Definition of the adjective runty

What does runty mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more runty / runtier | most runty / runtiest

  1. well below average height
  2. (used especially of persons) of inferior size

Alternative definition of the adjective runty


  1. having the characteristics of a runt
  2. See diminutive.


Runty is a fictional character from the 2007 film Resident Evil: Extinction.

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Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

midget, runty, stubby, bantam, elfin, dainty, dinky, minikin, kneehigh, ...

Google previewDictionary of the American West (2008)

by Win Blevins

was thought wild, native, nondescript, runty, ill-mannered, and unreliable, not a creature of breeding like the horses brought out from what was then known as the United States (often called by Indians and early Westerners American horses).

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

runty . bustee, busty, crusty, dusty, fusty, gusty, lusty, musty, rusty, trusty . fealty . realty . propriety, society . loyalty, royalty . cruelty . Krishnamurti, Trimurti .liberty . puberty . faggoty, maggoty . Hecate .chocolatey .Cromarty . commonalty ...

Google previewThe Wine Snob's Dictionary (2008)

An Essential Lexicon of Oenological Knowledge by David Kamp, David Lynch

Would-be sommeliers are warned, however, that even a book such as this is no substitute for experience, runty stature, a persecution complex, and a tightly cinched dark suit offset by an assaultively loud necktie. A Brief History of Wine ...

Google previewDictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals) (2013)

by Jonathon Green

a weakling, a runty calf. acoustic flatn [Film, Video]a piece of scenery designed to deaden andabsorb sound rather than reflect or bounce it off. Sucha flat will either have been painted with aspecial substance or covered in ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary (1995)

A Treasury of Terms and Literary Quotations by David Grambs

deathly thin spectral, cadaverous, skeletal, consumptive, wasted away tall tallish, long-limbed tall and thin gangling, gangly, rangy, long-limbed, loose-jointed, spindly, slab-sided, a beanpole short undersized, runty, runtish, dwarfish, bantam ...

Google previewThe Describer's Dictionary: A Treasury of Terms & Literary Quotations (Expanded Second Edition) (2014)

by David Grambs, Ellen S. Levine

cadaverous, skeletal, consumptive, wasted away, emaciated, skin and bone tall tallish, longlimbed tallandthin gangling, gangly,rangy, longlimbed, loosejointed, spindly, slabsided, a beanpole, lanky short undersized, runty, runtish, dwarfish, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Altitudes in the United States (1891)

by Geological Survey (U.S.)

geological runty ).

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: R-S (1904)

by Joseph Wright

RUNTY, adj. and sb. Nhb. Cum. Yks. Lan. Lin.

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Small carrot is small.

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Scrabble value of R1U1N1T1Y4

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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