Thesaurus / runty

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Why should the son of a mountain need affirmation from runty Portugees with pencil stubs behind their ears and scarred fingers?

Three such smilin' faces as yours turned right up at him would produce a shadder, Runty.

When you pick the good cockerels pick out all runty looking pullets and cut off the last joint of the hind toe.

The Dollar HenMilo M. Hastings

"You won't always be runty, Grunty, if you eat a plenty," Mrs. Pig often told him.

The Tale of Grunty PigArthur Scott Bailey

The dusk gathering under the pepper trees along the sidewalk absorbed his runty but swaggering shape.

Ladies and Gentlemen Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb

Now, Runty, you fellows hurry up to your headquarters, so's to be there when the reporters come.

There is a bunch of laurels right over there—those glossy-leaved, runty sort of trees.

"You said short stripe," said the indignant buyer, pointing the finger of scorn at the runty little skin.

Runty took the chair, and in a few earnest and well-chosen words, he dispatched the Ossified Man for a pitcher of beer.

So the good lady made haste to slip a G in front of the name "Runty."

The Tale of Grunty PigArthur Scott Bailey
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