runner

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˈɹʌnɚ/
  • (UK) IPA: /ˈɹʌnə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: run‧ner

Noun[change]

Singular
runner

Plural
runners

  1. A runner is someone who runs.
    There are lots of runners in the park in the evening.
    The cheetah is a very fast runner.
  2. A runner is a mechanical part intended to guide or aid something else to move (using wheels or sliding).
    1. A smooth strip on which a sledge runs.
    2. The blade of an ice skate.
    3. The channel or strip on which a drawer is opened and closed.
    4. The curved base of a rocking chair.