Denoting a person who causes accidental or wilful damage and escapes before being discovered, or damage caused in this way: he was struck by a hit-and-run driver
More example sentences
- Yet, like the authorities, the hit-and-run cyclist didn't care enough about Zhang to lift a finger to help him, and fled the accident site.
- A pensioner has branded a hit-and-run motorist who wrote off her mobility scooter as ‘horrible and mean’.
- The parents of a man struck down by a hit-and-run motorist have travelled to Swindon to be at their son's bedside.
Definition of hit-and-run in:
- The US English dictionary