"run" Definition

  1. (good or bad), the success or duration of a piece’s performance.—_Theatrical._
  2. to comprehend, &c.; “I don’t RUN to it,” _i.e._, I can’t do it, I don’t understand; also not money enough, as, “I should like to, but it wont RUN to it.”
  3. “to get the RUN upon any person,” to have the upper hand, or be able to laugh at him. RUN down, to abuse or backbite any one; to “lord it,” or “drive over” him. Originally stable slang.

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Position in the dictionary: 2919 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: run for the money, run-in, running patterer, running stationer, rush, rust, rustication, rusty guts, rye., sack
Previous words in the dictionary: rumy, rumpus, rump, rumgumption, rumbustious, rumbumptious, rumbowling, rumbler, rum-slim, rum-mizzler

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