Definition of 'runner'
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This is one shoe which will appeal to both serious athletes and casual runners. The Sun (2012)This could include runners who ferry drugs around. The Sun (2012)It has become a rabbit warren for drug dealers and gun runners. The Sun (2010)We use it as a table runner and tie strips into bows for the tree. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But we did have four runners that day and they all ran poorly. The Sun (2015)Do you not know that in a race all the runners run but only one gets the prize? Christianity Today (2000)It is a marathon running term for the point in the race when a runner meets an almost insurmountable physical barrier. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There was a little bit of owner pressure just to have a runner on Derby day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her relatives exploited her position to become big-time drug runners. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He became a drug addict, then a drug runner. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Equally, it could have been the film company runner he might have inadvertently upset by being too terse. The Sun (2011)In one operation, drug runners tried to ditch a ton of drugs in the sea before their arrest. The Sun (2013)In races containing few runners with real chances, this is a more potent loophole than it may first appear. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Coaches supplied drugs to their runners, the chief medical officer supervised doping preparation and the national coach was involved. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Fastest runner in the company. Man of Honour (2007)The strawberry runners should be planted out by mid August and this means that they could follow a row of early potatoes. Planning the Organic Vegetable Garden (1986)The collection includes two rugs and two runners C& first for the company). Times, Sunday Times (2014)The jobless dad of two, an addict, said he was a runner for a dealer. The Sun (2016)Purple beaded table runner, 32 debenhams. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was a cracking day with 30 runners of all descriptions tackling 23 fences. The Sun (2008)Let's all pray for a great race with 40 runners. The Sun (2013)At Windsor there were 38 runners for six races. The Sun (2013)One of the last two runners in the race to buy the Tote has derided his rival's ability to fund a bid. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'runner'
British English: runner /ˈrʌnə/ NOUN
A runner is a person who runs, especially for sport or pleasure.
...a marathon runner.
- American English: runner
- Arabic: عَدَّاء
- Brazilian Portuguese: corredor
- Chinese: 奔跑者
- Croatian: trkač
- Czech: běžec
- Danish: løber
- Dutch: hardloper
- European Spanish: corredor
- Finnish: juoksija
- French: coureur
- German: Läufer
- Greek: δρομέας
- Italian: corridore
- Japanese: ランナー
- Korean: 경주자
- Norwegian: løper
- Polish: biegacz
- European Portuguese: corredor
- Romanian: alergător
- Russian: бегун
- Spanish: corredor atleta
- Swedish: löpare
- Thai: นักวิ่ง
- Turkish: koşucu
- Ukrainian: бігун
- Vietnamese: người chạy
Definition of runner from the Collins English Dictionary
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