Any of a number of fast-moving active lizards with longitudinal markings and a pointed snout, in particular:
- ● An American lizard (genus Cnemidophorus, family Teiidae). ● (desert racerunner) An East European lizard (Eremias arguta, family Lacertidae).
More example sentences
- Making my way down a trail through rosemary scrub in Florida's central sandhills, I surprised a six-lined racerunner (Cnemidophorus sexlineatus, so named for the lines that run the length of its body) basking in a wheel rut.
Definition of racerunner in:
- The US English dictionary