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runtish Line breaks: runt|ish
Pronunciation: /ˈrʌntɪʃ/

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Definition of runtish in English:


Stunted in growth; undersized: most animals let their runtish or sickly offspring die
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  • In this gripping, deftly paced story, a runtish boy dreams of joining the older boys of his village in their raids on trawlers and yachts on the Indian Ocean.
  • It's an ungainly beast of a machine: a wooden bicycle with handlebars like great bull's horns, two runtish wooden wheels, a chunky frame and no pedals.
  • For the most part, East Tennessee deer are rather runtish, particularly in the antler department.

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