What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?


[ruht-ee] /ˈrʌt i/
adjective, ruttier, ruttiest.
full of or abounding in ruts, as a road.
Origin of rutty
1590-1600; rut1 + -y1
Related forms
ruttily, adverb
ruttiness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for rutty
  • It is well that they will not have to trundle over the old, rutty adobe roads.
  • It is difficult to avoid transferring the urine on the hair to the meat while butchering a rutty bull.
British Dictionary definitions for rutty


adjective -tier, -tiest
full of ruts or holes: a rutty track
Derived Forms
ruttily, adverb
ruttiness, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for rutty

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for rutty

Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with rutty

Nearby words for rutty