runny

[ruhn-ee]
adjective, runnier, runniest.
1.
tending to run or drip: a runny paste.
2.
(of the nose) discharging mucus.

Origin:
1810–20; run + -y1

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runny (ˈrʌnɪ)
 
adj , -nier, -niest
1.  tending to flow; liquid
2.  (of the nose or nasal passages) exuding mucus

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Example sentences
If the recipe calls for butter at room temperature, it should be soft but not
  runny.
Stick with dry food only, can food has too much junk in it and it also causes
  loose and runny stool.
Water suspended the soot, keeping the ink runny enough to write with.
Once this is nicely warm and runny, the driver flicks a switch and the engine
  starts burning the vegetable oil.
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