runt


runt

noun

Definition of RUNT

a living thing much smaller than others of its kind <one kitten was definitely the runt, weighing only six ounces at birth>
Synonyms diminutive, midget, mite, peewee, pygmy (also pigmy), runt, scrub, shrimp, Tom Thumb
Related Words nubbin; mini, miniature; bantam; homunculus, hop-o'-my-thumb, manikin (also mannikin); half-pint
Near Antonyms whale, whopper

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