- 1(of a road accident) caused by a driver who does not stop to help a hit-and-run accident/death a hit-and-run driver (= one who causes an accident but drives away without helping)
- 2(of a military attack) happening suddenly and unexpectedly so that the people attacking can leave quickly without being hurt hit-and-run raids
[only before noun]
He was killed in a hit-and-run.
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