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outrunner

[ out-ruhn-er ]

noun

  1. a person or thing that runs ahead or outside.
  2. an attendant who runs before or beside a carriage.
  3. the leader of a team of dogs.
  4. a forerunner.


outrunner

/ ˈaʊtˌrʌnə /

noun

  1. an attendant who runs in front of a carriage, etc
  2. the leading dog in a sled team


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Word History and Origins

Origin of outrunner1

First recorded in 1590–1600; out- + runner

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