Runyon

biographical name
Run·​yon | \ ˈrən-yən How to pronounce Runyon (audio) \

Definition of Runyon

(Alfred) Da*mon \ ˈdā-​mən How to pronounce Runyon (audio) \ 1884–1946 American author

Other Words from Runyon

Runyonesque \ ˌrən-​yə-​ˈnesk How to pronounce Runyon (audio) \ adjective

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“Runyon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Runyon. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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