Runt – meaning of the word and examples

The smallest and weakest animal of a group born at the same time to the same mother. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A small or weak person who you dislike. (Cambridge Dictionary)

The runt of a group of animals born to the same mother at the same time is the smallest and weakest of them. (Collins Dictionary)

You call a small person a runt when you are annoyed with them and are expressing your dislike for them. (Collins Dictionary)

An animal unusually small of its kind. (Merriam – Webster)

A small pig or other animal, especially the smallest in a litter. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

What Is The Runt Of The Litter ?

https://www.pets4homes.co.uk/pet-advice/what-is-the-runt-of-the-litter-.html

Runt Of The Litter – What to expect and how to care for runt puppies.

https://thehappypuppysite.com/runt-of-the-litter/

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