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Definition of runt noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1the smallest, weakest animal of the young that are born from the same mother at the same time the runt of the litter
  2. 2(informal) (disapproving) a rude way of referring to a small, weak, or unimportant person
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