Definition of runaway adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈrʌnəweɪ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈrʌnəweɪ//
    [only before noun]
    jump to other results
  1. 1(of a person) having left without telling anyone runaway children
  2. 2(of an animal or a vehicle) not under the control of its owner, rider or driver a runaway horse/car
  3. 3happening very easily or quickly, and not able to be controlled a runaway winner/victory the runaway success of her first play runaway inflation
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: runaway

Other results

All matches