hit–and–run

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1 hit–and–run /ˌhɪtn̩ˈrʌn/ adjective
1 hit–and–run
/ˌhɪtn̩ˈrʌn/
adjective
Learner's definition of HIT–AND–RUN
always used before a noun
: involving a driver who does not stop after causing an accident
: involving quick action by someone who then leaves or runs away quickly
2 hit–and–run /ˌhɪtn̩ˈrʌn/ noun
plural hit–and–runs
2 hit–and–run
/ˌhɪtn̩ˈrʌn/
noun
plural hit–and–runs
Learner's definition of HIT–AND–RUN
[count] baseball
: a play in which a base runner begins running as soon as a pitch is thrown and the batter tries to hit the pitch often used before another noun
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