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adj. rut·ti·er, rut·ti·est
Full of ruts: rutty farm roads.

rut′ti·ness n.


adj, -tier or -tiest
full of ruts or holes: a rutty track.
ˈruttily adv
ˈruttiness n


(ˈrʌt i)

adj. -ti•er, -ti•est.
abounding in ruts, as a road.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rutty - full of ruts; "rutty farm roads"
furrowed, rugged - having long narrow shallow depressions (as grooves or wrinkles) in the surface; "furrowed fields"; "his furrowed face lit by a warming smile"
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This was the occasion when all the society of Raveloe and Tarley, whether old acquaintances separated by long rutty distances, or cooled acquaintances separated by misunderstandings concerning runaway calves, or acquaintances founded on intermittent condescension, counted on meeting and on comporting themselves with mutual appropriateness.
Even when we arrived the bucks were acting rutty, and they got even more active as the days progressed.
A Systematic Review Baskaradoss JK, Geevarghese Maternal periodontal status A, Rutty VR and preterm delivery: a hospital based case-control study Autores Publicacion Christian LM, lams J, Porter Ann Behav Med.
Scranton RE, Gaziano JM, Rutty D, Ezrokhi M, Cincotta A.
Because it's loaded with protein, vitamins and minerals, deer will frequent it often, and as the rut approaches, sites fed with Autumn Addiction will become doe hotbeds, therefore bringing rutty bucks on the down-wind fringe.
To begin with, does the Minister consider it is safe to ride in 3 wheelers especially on the rutty pot holed rural roads that politicians say they need luxury vehicles to ride on (instead of repairing the roads).
6) Christopher Rutty, Luis Barreto, Rob Van Exan, Shawn Gilchrist, Conquering the Crippler: Canada and the Eradication of Polio (Ottawa: Canadian Public Health Association, 2005), http://resources.
Forensic pathologists Dr Nat Cary and Professor Guy Rutty said bruises on Tommy Sr's upper arms might suggest he was still alive when he was carried from the pen.
Pathologists Dr Nat Cary and Professor Guy Rutty said the post-mortem examination recorded a large amount of vomit found in his lung and airways.
The deer are often just rutty enough to walk over and check out the source of the sound.
The functions of urine marking in a free- living population of house mice, Mus domesticus Rutty.
According to Professor Guy Rutty, study co-author, from the East Midlands Pathology Unit at the University of Leicester: e most likely injuries to have caused the king's death are the two to the skull a large sharp force trauma possibly from a sword or sta weapon, such as a halberd or bill, and a penetrating injury from the tip of an edged weapon.