- The definition of a banty is a small person who often behaves in a belligerent manner, or a small fowl.
- An example of a banty is Gary Coleman.
- An example of a banty is a rooster.
This rooster is a banty.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
noun pl. banties
- bantam (sense )
- a short or small, often aggressive person
Informal short or small, and, often, aggressive
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