Definition of runny in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrənē/

adjective (runnier, runniest)

1Somewhat liquid; not firm: the soufflé was hard on top and quite runny underneath
More 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.
liquefied, liquid, fluid, melted, molten;
watery, thin
2(Of a person’s nose) producing or discharging mucus; running.
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.
2.1Dripping: a runny spout
More example sentences
  • Don’t worry about your runny faucet or the drywall that you do not want to hang.

Words that rhyme with runny

bunny, dunny, funny, gunny, honey, money, sonny, sunny, tunny

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Syllabification: run·ny

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