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[wawr-tee] /ˈwɔr ti/
adjective, wartier, wartiest.
having warts; covered with or as with warts.
resembling a wart.
Origin of warty
1475-85; wart + -y1
Related forms
wartiness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • 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.
  • Unlike the smooth-skinned animals that have been imagined by artists, this dinosaur was as warty as a toad.
  • The distinction is that toads generally have dry, warty skin and short hind legs used for walking instead of jumping.
  • They kneel over this warty creature, who looks at them with prehistoric contempt.
  • The large spindles are warty and may have one side that has numerous small spines.
  • Toads have dry warty skin, make short hops, and may be found far from water as adults.
  • The cutaneous form of pox causes warty growths on unfeathered skin, sometimes in large clusters.
  • Entire tubers may be replaced by the warty proliferation.

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