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

First recorded in 1475–85; wart + -y1
Related formswart·i·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for warty

Historical Examples of warty

  • It is not so warty and the odor is not nearly so strong as the Amanita strobiliformis.

    The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise

    M. E. Hard

  • Here it was that he met with his first enemy, a warty Hoptoad with jealous eyes.

    Woodland Tales

    Ernest Seton-Thompson

  • On the trunk it is deeply checked into small, thick, warty plates.

  • These incrustations are however not so injurious as the tuberous and warty patina.

  • Papillaceous: Warty; studded with bosses; having excrescences.

    The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide

    Augusta Foote Arnold