[ noun ] the act of running; traveling on foot at a fast pace
"he broke into a run" "his daily run keeps him fit"
Used in print(The Dallas Morning News,...)
`` We 'll let him do a_lot of running this week , but I do n't know if he 'll be able to play '' .(Octavia Waldo, A Cup of the Sun....)
He would sit inside the coffee_shop and pound a gloved fist upon the table and a girl would hear him and come running , bowing with her running , calling_out in her bowing , `` At your service '' .
[ noun ] (sport,american football) a football play in which a player runs with the ball
"the defensive line braced to stop the run" "the coach put great emphasis on running"
Used in print(The New York Times,...)
With Skorich at the helm , the Eagles are expected to put more emphasis on running , rather than passing .
Skorich , however , is a strong advocate of a balanced attack - split between running and passing .
[ adjective ] (of fluids) moving or issuing in a stream
"a mountain stream with freely running water" "hovels without running water"
Used in print(Sallie Bingham, "Moving Day," The Atlantic...)
He doubted whether she heard him , over the running water .
[ adjective ] continually repeated over a period of time
"a running joke among us"
Used in print(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)
Willie 's big day revived the running argument about the relative merits of Mays and Mickey_Mantle .
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 19459