Synonyms of runner in English:

runner


See definition of runner

noun

1‘seven runners were limbering up’

SYNONYMS

athlete

sprinter, hurdler, racer, long-distance runner, cross-country runner

jogger

competitor, contender, participant, entrant

informal miler

2‘a strawberry runner’

SYNONYMS

shoot, offshoot, sprout, tendril, sprig, sucker

technical stolon, flagellum

3‘bookmakers employed runners who ran round picking up bets’

SYNONYMS

messenger, courier, errand boy, messenger boy

scout

agent, collector

North American informal gofer


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