runtiness


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runt

 (rŭnt)
n.
1. An undersized animal, especially the smallest animal of a litter.
2. Derogatory A short person.

[Origin unknown.]

runt′i·ness n.
runt′y adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.runtiness - smallness of stature
littleness, smallness - the property of having a relatively small size