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Synonyms for runner

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for runner

a person who carries messages or is sent on errands

a person who engages in smuggling

a young stemlike growth arising from a plant

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for runner

someone who travels on foot by running

a person who is employed to deliver messages or documents

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a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)

a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips


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a trained athlete who competes in foot races

(football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play

a long narrow carpet

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device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along

fish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil

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Over on the Gulf of Mexico, out in 5,000 feet of water fishing for yellowfin tunas, I'll take baits down 200 to 300 feet for them--slow-troll blue runners right in front of their faces.
"The baits can be blue runners, fire tails, goggle-eyes, whatever we can get our hands on." Dobbins keeps these baits at the desired depth with a traditional lead.
He was dressed in blue runners, tracksuit bottoms and purple sweat shirt.
With blue runners coming one at a time, our day was only getting later.
Allen, who was wearing a grey jacket, green combat trousers and dark blue runners, did not address the court during the brief hearing.
Anglers who like to troll will still find good numbers of Spanish and king mackerel in clean water, which is where you will likely find schools of sardines, threadfins, menhaden and blue runners. Nearshore waters will be clean on calm mornings with easterly winds and are usually the best location for these fish.
When last seen he was wearing a black bomber jacket, dark blue denim jeans, dark blue runners and a two-tone brown jumper.
There's nothing like a school of blue runners to get me to hang around a spot.
Most offshore anglers prefer live baitfish like a large threadfin herring, pilchards, goggle-eye jacks, small blue runners, ballyhoo and mullet.