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Synonyms for runner

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

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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We've had summers when literally hundreds of cobia have followed sardines, blue runners and other baitfish, plus manta rays, into warm-water pockets north of the Port Canaveral buoy line in 30 to 40 feet of water.
When last seen he was wearing a black bomber jacket, dark blue denim jeans, dark blue runners and a two-tone brown jumper.
Expect to spend some time catching and unhooking ladyfish, blue runners, jacks and maybe a few bluefish to get your macks.
Bigger kings will show up to take on the mackerel and they'll hit large blue runners or even small jacks.
As the two other members of the crew finished their morning snacks, I spotted what might be described as the best baitball in history: greenbacks, cigar minnows, pinfish and blue runners all in one massive swarm.
Grunts, ladyfish, blue runners or scaled sardines taken on sabiki rigs are placed in the "down" bucket--the ventilated holding pen secured to the rail by rope and hung in the water and, when needed, put in the "up" bucket on the pier deck.
The passes get lots of attention from tarpon fishermen in the spring, but these same inlets are also producing hot action on Spanish mackerel, bluefish, ladyfish, jacks and blue runners.