Definition of Runaway

  • (n.) One who, or that which, flees from danger, duty, restraint, etc.; a fugitive.
  • (n.) The act of running away, esp. of a horse or teams; as, there was a runaway yesterday.
  • (a.) Running away; fleeing from danger, duty, restraint, etc.; as, runaway soldiers; a runaway horse.
  • (a.) Accomplished by running away or elopement, or during flight; as, a runaway marriage.
  • (a.) Won by a long lead; as, a runaway victory.
  • (a.) Very successful; accomplishing success quickly; as, a runaway bestseller.

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