running time


Movies. the length or duration, usually expressed in minutes, of a feature film: The running time of the average film is 90–100 minutes.

Origin of running time

First recorded in 1950–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for running time

  • Despite the reduction in running-time, wrecks multiplied alarmingly.

    The Iron Ration|George Abel Schreiner