Associations to the word «Runner»


RUNNER, noun. Agent noun of run; somebody who runs.
RUNNER, noun. Somebody who moves at a fast pace.
RUNNER, noun. Somebody who controls or manages (e.g. a system).
RUNNER, noun. (slang) An automobile
RUNNER, noun. (slang) A quick escape away from a scene.
RUNNER, noun. A type of soft-soled shoe originally intended for runners, compare trainer; a sneaker.
RUNNER, noun. A part of an apparatus that moves quickly
RUNNER, noun. A mechanical part intended for wheels to run on or to slide against another surface.
RUNNER, noun. A strip of fabric used to decorate a table.
RUNNER, noun. A long, narrow carpet for a high traffic area such as a hall or stairs.
RUNNER, noun. (cricket) A player who runs for a batsman who is too injured to run; he is dressed exactly as the injured batsman, and carries a bat.
RUNNER, noun. (baseball) A player who runs the bases.
RUNNER, noun. (Australian rules football) A person (from one or the other team) who runs out onto the field during the game to take verbal instructions from the coach to the players. A runner mustn't interfere with play, and may have to wear an identifying shirt to make clear his or her purpose on the field.
RUNNER, noun. (slang) A part of a cigarette that is burning unevenly.
RUNNER, noun. (botany) A long stolon sent out by a plant (such as strawberry), in order to root new plantlets.
RUNNER, noun. (climbing) A short sling with a karabiner on either end, used to link the climbing rope to a bolt or other protection such as a nut or friend.
RUNNER, noun. (poker slang) A competitor in a poker tournament.
RUNNER, noun. A restaurant employee responsible for taking food from the kitchens to the tables.
RUNNER, noun. A leaping food fish (Elagatis pinnulatis) of Florida and the West Indies; the skipjack, shoemaker, or yellowtail.
RUNNER, noun. (sports slang) An employee of a sports agent who tries to recruit possible player clients for the agent.
RUNNER BEAN, noun. A climbing plant, Phaseolus coccineus, having long bean pods.
RUNNER BEAN, noun. (chiefly British) The pods, sliced, as a vegetable.
RUNNER BEANS, noun. Plural of runner bean
RUNNER UP, noun. Alternative spelling of runner-up

Dictionary definition

RUNNER, noun. Someone who imports or exports without paying duties.
RUNNER, noun. Someone who travels on foot by running.
RUNNER, noun. A person who is employed to deliver messages or documents; "he sent a runner over with the contract".
RUNNER, noun. A baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base).
RUNNER, noun. A horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips.
RUNNER, noun. A trained athlete who competes in foot races.
RUNNER, noun. (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play.
RUNNER, noun. A long narrow carpet.
RUNNER, noun. Device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along.
RUNNER, noun. Fish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil.

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