1. [ noun ] (sport) English runner who in 1954 became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes (born in 1929)
Synonyms: sir_roger_gilbert_bannister roger_bannister
Related terms: four-minute_man
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3381
3. [ noun ] a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
Synonyms: balustrade banister handrail balusters
Related terms: railing barrier balcony railing baluster
Similar spelling:   banister