Meaning of RUNNER-UP in English

RUNNER-UP

noun

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■ VERB

finish

We actually played eight rounds of the Open, and six of them with Dave Thomas, who finished runner-up .

Heupel lost out on the Heisman Trophy, finishing runner-up to Weinke, but he won the big game that mattered.

But Whitaker's luck changed in the four rider Horsemaster final when he again looked likely to finish as a runner-up .

And last Saturday he finished runner-up in the national finals at Birmingham.

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Gordon was also presented with a cheque as runner-up of the closely fought contest.

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An overall winner and a runner-up were chosen from the many entries and their reviews were featured in TeleClub a few weeks ago.

But Whitaker's luck changed in the four rider Horsemaster final when he again looked likely to finish as a runner-up .

He had predicted he would win the Louisiana caucuses and be a strong runner-up to Dole, the front-runner, in Iowa.

She transformed a struggling Mustang team into a league runner-up her sophomore year and then into a two-time champion.

The two-time state runner-up is 38-1.

The winner is trained by Warren Stute, the runner-up by his brother Mel Stute.

This Sun Alliance Chase runner-up will be a match for any over three miles plus on soft ground.

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