1. [ noun ] (law,criminal law) someone who imports or exports without paying duties
Synonyms: smuggler mooncurser moon-curser moon_curser contrabandist
Related terms: criminal gunrunner rumrunner coyote smuggle
2. [ noun ] (baseball,sport,games) a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)
Synonyms: base_runner
Related terms: ballplayer baseball
3. [ noun ] someone who travels on foot by running
Related terms: traveler jogger run
4. [ noun ] a person who is employed to deliver messages or documents

"he sent a runner over with the contract"

Related terms: messenger
5. [ noun ] (botany) a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips
Synonyms: offset stolon
Related terms: plant_organ
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 13169
7. [ noun ] device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along
Related terms: device blade ski sled
8. [ noun ] a long narrow carpet
Related terms: rug
9. [ noun ] (sport) a trained athlete who competes in foot races
Related terms: athlete sprinter marathoner miler race
10. [ noun ] (zoology) fish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil
Synonyms: Caranx_crysos blue_runner
Related terms: jack
Similar spelling:   ruiner