run-tier

runty

[ruhn-tee]
adjective, runtier, runtiest.
stunted; dwarfish: The runty puppy seems the most playful of the litter.

Origin:
1800–10; runt + -y1

runtiness, noun
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runty

adjective
1. well below average height [syn: pint-size
2. (used especially of persons) of inferior size [syn: puny
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