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Definition of forerun

"forerun" is probably misspelled. Trying forerunner instead Definition of forerunner

1. forerunner [ n ] a person who goes before or announces the coming of another

Used in print:

(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)

His name is Praisegod_Piepsam , and he is rather fully described as_to his clothing and physiognomy in_a_way which relates him to a sinister type in the author 's repertory - he is a forerunner of those enigmatic strangers in `` Death_in_Venice '' , for_example , who represent some combination of cadaver , exotic , and psychopomp .

Synonyms forerunner precursor Related Terms person predecessor

2. forerunner [ n ] an indication of the approach of something or someone

Used in print:

(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)

Lublin generally was the forerunner of what would happen elsewhere .

Synonyms forerunner precursor herald harbinger Related Terms indication announce

3. forerunner [ n ] anything that precedes something similar in time
Examples: "phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience"

Synonyms forerunner antecedent Related Terms temporal_relation

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