adjective, wartier, wartiest.
having warts; covered with or as with warts.
resembling a wart.

1475–85; wart + -y1

wartiness, noun
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wart (wɔːt)
1.  pathol Also called: verruca any firm abnormal elevation of the skin caused by a virus
2.  botany a small rounded outgrowth
3.  warts and all with all blemishes evident
[Old English weart(e); related to Old High German warza, Old Norse varta]

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Example sentences
No time for making new warty friends and playing screaming games.
Her bronze sculptures commemorate the crook-necked, lumpy and warty squashes and gourds she grows from seed in her garden upstate.
The distinction is that toads generally have dry, warty skin and short hind legs used for walking instead of jumping.
The cutaneous form of pox causes warty growths on unfeathered skin, sometimes in large clusters.
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