Definition of runabout in English:


Syllabification: run·a·bout
Pronunciation: /ˈrənəˌbout


  • A small car, motorboat, or light aircraft, especially one used for short trips.
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    • It's a meeting at great temperature between a city runabout and an army Jeep.
    • The Smarts are built by Mercedes Benz and they are supposed to be town cars, little runabouts, and not designed for the wide open highways.
    • Designed as a city runabout, the two-door hatchback is shorter and narrower than a Maruti 800 and can just accommodate two adults and two children.

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