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American English: /ˈˌrənər ˈəp/
British English: /rʌnərˈʌp/

noun plural runners-up

  • Smith was runner-up with 23 points
    Smith quedó en segundo lugar or puesto con 23 puntos
    the top ten runners-up will receive …
    los participantes que queden en los diez primeros puestos después del ganador recibirán …
    Example sentences
    • The Oakbank Fastbats second team were runners-up in Division Three.
    • They won the first tournament's doubles finals and were then runners-up in the second tournament.
    • Keybury Security's six-a-side soccer team were runners-up in the Bradford Monday Premier League.
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