Synonyms of runner


1. smuggler, runner, contrabandist, moon curser, moon-curser, criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor

usage: someone who imports or exports without paying duties

2. runner, traveler, traveller

usage: someone who travels on foot by running

3. runner, messenger, courier

usage: a person who is employed to deliver messages or documents; "he sent a runner over with the contract"

4. base runner, runner, ballplayer, baseball player

usage: a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)

5. stolon, runner, offset, plant organ

usage: a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips

6. runner, athlete, jock

usage: a trained athlete who competes in foot races

7. ball carrier, runner, football player, footballer

usage: (football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play

8. runner, rug, carpet, carpeting

usage: a long narrow carpet

9. runner, device

usage: device consisting of the parts on which something can slide along

10. runner, blue runner, Caranx crysos, jack

usage: fish of western Atlantic: Cape Cod to Brazil

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Definition and meaning of runner (Dictionary)