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warty

[ wawr-tee ]

adjective

, wart·i·er, wart·i·est.
  1. having warts; covered with or as with warts.
  2. resembling a wart.


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Other Words From

  • warti·ness noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of warty1

First recorded in 1475–85; wart + -y 1

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Example Sentences

Her hand, fumbling anxiously over the girl's breast, met the hard and warty palm of the dwarf.

Aside from this it can always be known by the warty appearance of the upper half of the bill.

This often gives the volcano a sort of hummocky or warty appearance, and produces a departure from the symmetrical character.

The caterpillar is of a dirty white, with brown warty spots, each surmounted by a fine hair.

The caterpillar is green, with black warty spots, each having a hair of the same colour.

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