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Synonyms of runner in English:


  • 1 seven runners were limbering up
    sprinter, hurdler, racer, long-distance runner, cross-country runner;
    competitor, contender, participant, entrant
    informal miler
  • 2 a strawberry runner
    shoot, offshoot, sprout, tendril, sprig, sucker
    technical stolon, flagellum
  • 3 bookmakers employed runners who ran round picking up bets
    messenger, courier, errand boy, messenger boy;
    agent, collector
    North American informal gofer
  • Phrases

    do a runner
    British informal See run away
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