front-runner


front–run·ner

noun \ˈfrənt-ˌrə-nər\

: the person or thing that is most likely to win a race or competition

Full Definition of FRONT-RUNNER

1
:  a contestant who runs best when in the lead
2
:  a leading contestant in or as if in a rivalry or competition <a political front–runner>

First Known Use of FRONT-RUNNER

1914

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