adjective, runt·i·er, runt·i·est.
Related formsrunt·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for runty
Why should the son of a mountain need affirmation from runty Portugees with pencil stubs behind their ears and scarred fingers?Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow
Three such smilin' faces as yours turned right up at him would produce a shadder, Runty.Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York|Lemuel Ely Quigg
When you pick the good cockerels pick out all runty looking pullets and cut off the last joint of the hind toe.The Dollar Hen|Milo M. Hastings
"You won't always be runty, Grunty, if you eat a plenty," Mrs. Pig often told him.The Tale of Grunty Pig|Arthur Scott Bailey
The dusk gathering under the pepper trees along the sidewalk absorbed his runty but swaggering shape.Ladies and Gentlemen |Irvin S. (Irvin Shrewsbury) Cobb