HyperDic: runner

English > 10 senses of the word runner:
NOUNperson runner, smuggler, contrabandist, moon curser, moon-cursersomeone who imports or exports without paying duties
person runnersomeone who travels on foot by running
person runnera person who is employed to deliver messages or documents
person runner, base runnera baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)
plantrunner, stolon, offseta horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
person runnera trained athlete who competes in foot races
person runner, ball carrier(football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play
artifactrunnera long narrow carpet
artifactrunnerdevice consisting of the parts on which something can slide along
animalrunner, blue runner, Caranx crysosfish of western Atlantic
runner > pronunciation
Soundsrah'ner
RhymesAfrikaner ... yawner: 180 rhymes with ner...
English > runner: 10 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who imports or exports without paying duties.
Synonymssmuggler, contrabandist, moon curser, moon-curser
Narrowercoyotesomeone who smuggles illegal immigrants into the United States (usually across the Mexican border)
gunrunner, arms-runnerA smuggler of guns
rumrunnersomeone who illegally smuggles liquor across a border
Broadercriminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactorsomeone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
Spanishcontrabandista, matutero, metedor, pasador, traficante
Catalancontrabandista, traficant
English > runner: 10 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who travels on foot by running.
Narrowerjoggersomeone who runs a steady slow pace (usually for exercise)
Broadertraveler, travellerA person who changes location
Verbsrunmove fast by using one's feet, with one foot off the ground at any given time
English > runner: 10 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA person who is employed to deliver messages or documents.
Example"he sent a runner over with the contract"
Broadermessenger, courierA person who carries a message
English > runner: 10 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningA baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base).
Synonymbase runner
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
Broaderballplayer, baseball playerAn athlete who plays baseball
Spanishcorredor
English > runner: 10 senses > noun 5, plant
MeaningA horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips.
Synonymsstolon, offset
Broaderplant organA functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
Spanishestolón
Catalanestoló
English > runner: 10 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningA trained athlete who competes in foot races.
Narrowermarathoner, marathon runner, road runner, long-distance runnersomeone who participates in long-distance races (especially in marathons)
milerA runner in a one-mile / mile race
sprintersomeone who runs a short distance at top speed
Broaderathlete, jockA person trained to compete in sports
Spanishcorredor
Catalancorredor
Verbsruncompete in a race
English > runner: 10 senses > noun 7, person
Meaning(football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play.
Synonymball carrier
Categoryfootball, football gameAny of various games / games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
Narrowerpasser, forward passer(football) a ball carrier who tries to gain ground by throwing a forward pass
rusher(football) a ball carrier who tries to gain ground by running with the ball
Broaderfootball player, footballerAn athlete who plays American football
English > runner: 10 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA long narrow carpet.
Broaderrug, carpet, carpetingfloor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
English > runner: 10 senses > noun 9, artifact
Meaningdevice consisting of the parts on which something can slide along.
Part ofsled, sledge, sleighA vehicle mounted on runners and pulled by horses or dogs
NarrowerbladeThe part of the skate that slides on the ice
skiNarrow wood or metal or plastic runners used in pairs for gliding over snow
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
English > runner: 10 senses > noun 10, animal
Meaningfish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil.
Synonymsblue runner, Caranx crysos
BroaderjackAny of several fast-swimming predacious fishes of tropical to warm temperate seas
Spanishcorredor
Catalancaranx crysos

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