[ shoh-ruhn-er ]

  1. a person in overall charge of a television show: She’s a great showrunner who’s turned out two successful seasons.

Origin of showrunner

First recorded in 1955–60; show + runner

Other words from showrunner

  • show·run·ning, noun

Words Nearby showrunner Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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