tending to run or drip: a runny paste.
(of the nose) discharging mucus.
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How to use runny in a sentence
If it’s runnier or looser than you’d like, cook it a few minutes, and then test it again.This small-batch blueberry jam recipe has a surprising secret ingredient | Charlotte Druckman | August 26, 2021 | Washington Post
In this new study, the differences weren’t due to symptoms — some asymptomatic people made more virus than those with fevers, coughs or runny noses.New studies hint that the coronavirus may be evolving to become more airborne | Tina Hesman Saey | August 17, 2021 | Science News
In response to a reporter’s question, Walensky said that people who are fully vaccinated and experience symptoms of upper respiratory infections — runny nose, cough, sore throat — should get tested for the coronavirus.
Place in a food processor and mix on high until the texture is smooth and runny, scraping down the sides intermittently and adding a little oil for creaminess if needed.
The pancake mix should be thin and runny enough to pour off a spoon.
The National Wildlife Federation has written up a very compelling case linking our runny noses and our warming planet.Blame Climate Change for Your Terrible Seasonal Allergies | Kent Sepkowitz | May 14, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Symptoms include fever, runny nose, coughing, and a rash all over the body, according to the CDC.A Fully Vaccinated Woman Contracted and Then Spread Measles. WTF? | Elizabeth Lopatto | April 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It usually presents with a combination of rash, fevers, cough and runny nose, as well as characteristic spots in the mouth.Thanks, Anti-Vaxxers. You Just Brought Back Measles in NYC. | Russell Saunders | March 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
runny eggs mixed in with all the other wonderful ingredients makes for a delicious and filling start to your day.Four Fatty (But Healthy!) Power Meals to Fuel Your Day | Ari Meisel | March 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But moving up the hill I was still caught by some smoke, causing profuse coughing, eye watering, and a runny nose.After Victory, Palestinian Village Runs Into A Wall | Ali Gharib | April 2, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
They were so hot that the butter melted over them instantly, and crisp outside, with delicious, runny insides.The Idyl of Twin Fires | Walter Prichard Eaton
There are those who like the dark and very runny kind with large segments or wedges of peel.
A thick, one-half-inch slice is cut across the whole cheese and toasted until runny.The Complete Book of Cheese | Robert Carlton Brown
Occasional use can cause a stuffy or runny nose, while chronic use can ulcerate the mucous membrane of the nose.What Works: Schools Without Drugs | United States Department of Education
Gisip-un ku tungud sa abug, I have a runny nose from the dust.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan | John U. Wolff
British Dictionary definitions for runny
tending to flow; liquid
(of the nose or nasal passages) exuding mucus
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