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adjective run·ny \ˈrə-nē\

Definition of runny

  1. :  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 in a sentence

  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.

1817

First Known Use of runny

1817


RUNNY Defined for English Language Learners

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adjective run·ny \ˈrə-nē\

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

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adjective run·ny \ˈrə-nē\

Definition of runny for Students

runnier

runniest

  1. :  giving off or likely to give off liquid <a runny nose>


Medical Dictionary

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adjective run·ny \ˈrən-ē\

Medical Definition of runny

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



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