Simple Definition of runabout
: a small motorboat
: a small car
Full Definition of runabout
1 : one who wanders about : stray
2 : a light usually open wagon, car, or motorboat
First Known Use of runabout
Rhymes with runabout
all get-out, autoroute, bring about, carryout, carry out, cast about, come about, cutthroat trout, diner-out, down-and-out, duke it out, Eagle Scout, falling-out, figure out, follow out, gadabout, get about, go about, golden trout, gut it out, gutter out, hammer out, have it out, how about, infield out, inside out, just about, knockabout, layabout, long-drawn-out, muster out, odd man out, out-and-out, put about, rainbow trout, report out, roundabout, rouseabout, roustabout, rural route, sauerkraut, set about, speckled trout, spit it out, stirabout, talent scout, turnabout, walkabout, waterspout, water sprout
Learn More about runabout
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "runabout"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up runabout? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).