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runny

Pronunciation: /ˈrʌni/

Translation of runny in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo (-nier, -niest)

  • 1.1 [eyes] lloroso I've got a runny nose me gotea la nariz, no hago más que moquear
    Example sentences
    • I just looked up the symptoms of cat flu - which are sneezing, a runny nose and discharge from the eyes.
    • I am six months pregnant and I'm suffering badly from nasal congestion and a runny nose (with clear mucus).
    • Your sinus cavities produce mucus to help expel viruses, so a runny nose is actually desirable.
    1.2 [sauce] líquido, chirle (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) the omelet was runny in the middle la tortilla no estaba cuajada en el centro the ice cream is going runny el helado se está derritiendo
    Example sentences
    • Visitors were given the possibility of pressing the button to transform the fish into a runny liquid.
    • The burgers are so flat they look like they've been run over by a Mack truck: thin patties, thin buns, thin slices of cheese and a thin runny sauce with meat bits in it.
    • I think a bit of heat helps a lot of cheese, and nothing can beat a runny Raclette, or melting Fontina or Reblochon over hot buttery potato slices that have caught slightly.

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