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English definition of “runny”

runny

adjective
 
 
/ˈrʌni/
A runny substance is more liquid than usual: runny eggThe state of matter
runny nose If you have a runny nose, your nose is producing liquid all the time.Colds and fluFevers and infectious diseasesThe nose
(Definition of runny from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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