Definition of runaround
1 : deceptive or delaying action especially in response to a request <tired of getting the runaround>
2 : matter typeset in shortened measure to run around something (as a cut)
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Rhymes with runaround
aboveground, Afghan hound, all-around, battleground, been around, belowground, bottom round, breeding ground, bring around, cast around, common ground, decompound, dumping ground, end around, fool around, get around, go around, hang around, horse around, in the round, jerk around, kick around, mess around, middle ground, muscle-bound, Norton Sound, off the ground, on background, on the ground, outward-bound, paperbound, perfect-bound, proving ground, push around, quarter-bound, screw around, shootaround, sleep around, spiral-bound, staging ground, stand one's ground, steamship round, stick around, stomping ground, surround sound, turnaround, turn around, ultrasound, underground, weather-bound, work-around, wraparound
Medical Definition of runaround
: a whitlow encircling a fingernail or toenail
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