runaway

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1 runaway /ˈrʌnəˌweɪ/ noun
plural runaways
1 runaway
/ˈrʌnəˌweɪ/
noun
plural runaways
Learner's definition of RUNAWAY
[count]
: someone (such as a child) who leaves home without permission : someone who runs away from home see also run away at 1run
2 runaway /ˈrʌnəˌweɪ/ adjective
2 runaway
/ˈrʌnəˌweɪ/
adjective
Learner's definition of RUNAWAY
always used before a noun
used to describe a person who has left home without permission or who has escaped from some place
: operating, running, increasing, etc., in a fast and dangerous way that cannot be controlled
: extremely successful
: won very easily by a large amount
: having won very easily by a large amount
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