[ speed-ruhn ]
/ ˈspidˌrʌn /


(in a video game) a session or instance of play in which the goal is to finish the game or level, or meet another game-play objective, as quickly as possible: Can you beat a 45-minute speedrun of Super Mario?

verb (used with object)

to play (a video game) with such a goal: She tried to speedrun the dungeon without fighting any ghouls.

Origin of speedrun

First recorded in 2000–05; speed + run
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