Definition of runny
: having a tendency to run: such asa : extremely or excessively soft and liquid a runny doughb : secreting a thin flow of mucus a runny nose
Examples of runny in a Sentence
The scrambled eggs are runny.
The pudding is runnier than I like it.
a little boy with a runny nose
My eyes felt itchy and runny.
Recent Examples of runny from the Web
Dogs with dog flu may sneeze, cough and have a runny nose, according to the University of Florida.
Symptoms include a high fever, cough, runny nose and rash.
First, walking into a cold, dry room can trigger a runny nose, just as walking outside on a cold winter day drives many people to reach for tissues, said Dr. John Ohman, chief of the division of allergy at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.
The symptoms are the same as with humans stricken with the flu: lethargy, fever, coughing, sneezing, runny nose.
The virus causes a frequent cough in dogs, as well as sneezing and a runny nose that lasts for about two weeks.
Symptoms include coughing, sneezing, runny noses, fever and lethargy.
MARICE COHN BAND MIAMI HERALD FILE PHOTO Symptoms include coughing, sneezing, runny noses, fever and lethargy.
If the cucumber's not squeezed, the yogurt base of the sauce becomes too runny.
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First Known Use of runny
RUNNY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of runny for English Language Learners
of a food : soft and with a lot of liquid
: having a thin flow of liquid flowing out
RUNNY Defined for Kids
Definition of runny for Students
: giving off or likely to give off liquid a runny nose
Medical Definition of runny
: secreting a thin flow of mucus a runny nose
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