from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Full of ruts: rutty farm roads.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Rutted.
- adj. Related to a rut; being in a state of sexual arousal; ruttish; lustful.
- adj. rooty
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Ruttish; rutting; lustful.
- adj. Full of ruts; rutted.
- adj. Rooty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of ruts; cut by wheels.
- Ruttish; lustful.
- An obsolete or dialectal variant of rooty. Spenser.
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- adj. full of ruts
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We drove for hours on an isolated, rutty, one-lane dirt road.
Having a particularly rutty day (please see this video, I promise I clean up nice), I was eager to get out of my blahs by cruising the StyleCaster site.
I find No. 89 completely desirable but not always manageable, as I discovered one day when I wore it to work and the rather rutty oakmoss and musk made themselves known.
Here the elements had washed the tar away completely and the end of the road was only a rutty memory, but it was good enough for the Mercedes, which jounced and bucketed up a long hill toward two stone pillars.
The jolting of the cart on a loose stony road awoke me; and I found that we were mounting a steep hill, where the road was a rutty by - road through a field.
I could relate to the f*ckeduptitude of it all and yearned for what seemed to me like a cosmic escape preferable to my rutty personal situation.
His battered lemon-yellow 914 was still clicking in the cool rain as he splashed down the rutty red-clay drive that always reminded him of North Carolina.
We were four teenage mockers struttin' like rutty Tom cats down the alley of a county fair midway with its seedy, seedy hot dog stands and cotton candy stands and its many games of no-chance and then the filthy, oily rides the Whip, the Bullet, the Rocket, the Octopus, the Caterpillar, the Wild Mouse, and then--YES, the sideshows.
And only occasionally in passing near one, were there any signs indicating a camp or lodge, and those to be reached only by some half-blazed trail or rutty or sandy road disappearing through darker trees.