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outrunner

[ out-ruhn-er ]
/ ˈaʊtˌrʌn ər /
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noun

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

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Origin of outrunner

First recorded in 1590–1600; out- + runner

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British Dictionary definitions for outrunner

outrunner
/ (ˈaʊtˌrʌnə) /

noun

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