Runner - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- someone who travels on foot by running
- a person who is employed to deliver messages or documents
- a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)
- a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips (syn: offset, stolon)
- a trained athlete who competes in foot races
- (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play
- device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along
- fish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil
The runner slid into third base.
...sent a runner to tell them that all was ready for the feast...
The runners want him.
The runners and riders appear in Friday's Racing Post.
he sent a runner over with the contract
The runner was forced out of bounds.
He was the first runner to cross the finish line.
She's a very fast runner.
The runner jumped a hurdle.
The gap between the lead runner and the rest of the field continued to widen.
Despite his bulk, he's a very fast runner.
...despite an accident early on, the runner persevered and ultimately triumphed...
The runner went to second base on a sacrifice.
“I'm the fastest runner on the team,” she bragged.
The lead runner set a murderous pace.