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runny

adjective run·ny \ˈrə-nē\

of a food : soft and with a lot of liquid

: having a thin flow of liquid flowing out

Full Definition of RUNNY

:  having a tendency to run: as
a :  extremely or excessively soft and liquid <a runny dough>
b :  secreting a thin flow of mucus <a runny nose>

Examples of RUNNY

  1. The scrambled eggs are runny.
  2. The pudding is runnier than I like it.
  3. a little boy with a runny nose
  4. My eyes felt itchy and runny.

First Known Use of RUNNY

1817

Rhymes with RUNNY

RUNNY Defined for Kids

runny

adjective run·ny \ˈrə-nē\
run·ni·errun·ni·est

Definition of RUNNY for Kids

:  giving off or likely to give off liquid <a runny nose>
Medical Dictionary

runny

adjective run·ny \ˈrən-ē\

Medical Definition of RUNNY

:  secreting a thin flow of mucus <a runny nose>

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