Meaning of RUNNER in English

RUNNER

n. 25B6; noun

the runners were limbering up : ATHLETE, sprinter, hurdler, racer, jogger.

a strawberry runner : SHOOT, offshoot, sprout, tendril; Botany stolon.

the bookmaker employed runners : MESSENGER, courier, errand boy; informal gofer.

25A0; do a runner (Brit. informal) . See abscond .

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