Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Possessing or indicating lack; deficient.
  • n. A girth or belly-band for a horse's harness.
  • n. A surcingle, or strap of leather, used for binding a load upon the back of an animal.
  • n. A leather tie; a short wagon rope.
  • n. A stretch of fishing-lines shot in the water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A surcingle, or strap of leather, used for binding a load upon the back of a beast; also, a leather tie; a short wagon rope.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A leather tie or rope; a short wagon-rope; a rope used for binding a load upon the back of a beast.
  • n. A mole; a moldwarp.

Etymologies

From Middle English waynte, equivalent to womb +‎ tie. (Wiktionary)
From want +‎ -y. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She described barrel racers as "wanty" and needy "people who expect such accommodations for themselves and their horses.

    columbiatribune.com stories

  • I just wanty my name cleared and off the page and the fact that my ex is going about trying to incriminate me for wearing a t shirt that my friend gave me who was a ranger that died in

    Justin Weiss

  • – You would probably wanty the conversion to be triggered by the regulators in the same circumstances that would trigger a federal takeoverin the absence of such convertible instruments.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Contingent Convertible Debt

  •  If people get wistful and wanty soon enough they can stop the fungus, and at the end of a day of reminiscing, they stand up and brush the sand off and walk back to the rest of their lives.

    Dig

  •   If people get wistful and wanty soon enough they can stop the fungus, and at the end of a day of reminiscing, they stand up and brush the sand off and walk back to the rest of their lives.

    Dig

  • August 11th, 2009 at 9: 25 am me wanty me wanty me wanty mewanty me wanty

    Dragon Mask

  • That makes the whole thing a whole lot less “wanty”.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - I want the 360 Elite

  • The adam's apple.mmgh. just ... ungh. no words.askdafjasld. me wanty.

    sierrazen Diary Entry

  • It's hard at times, when our baser natures make us wanty to lash out, but in the end, being compassionate is better for our hearts and blood pressure!

    Yet another Fred Phelps commentary -- or --Aren't there times when we should all be quiet?

  • It's often expressed through such profound philosophical statements as, "How am I supposed to know what I want to eat if Me wanty."

    The Spark of Yahoo!

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