Definition of 'also-ran'
Example sentences containing 'also-ran'
If we go on like this we will finish as also-rans.The Sun (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He will have to control his emotions if results do not come quickly and the sponsors refuse to back a serial winner turned also-ran.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
His career has coincided almost exactly with the rise of India from economic also-rans to superpower status.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2014)
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Definition of also-ran from the Collins English Dictionary