rut·​ty | \ ˈrə-tē How to pronounce rutty (audio) \
ruttier; ruttiest

Definition of rutty

: full of ruts

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Recent Examples on the Web Surface at Garden was far from ideal When a Zamboni took its first laps around an NHL arena, at Boston Garden in the fall of 1954, players might have scoffed that nothing man-made could help the wretched, rutty surface. Matt Porter,, "Where NHL teams stand entering free agency," 29 June 2019

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1596, in the meaning defined above

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“Rutty.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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