Definition of give (someone) the runaroundinformal
- Their customer representatives keep giving me the runaround.
: to make a present of
: to grant or bestow by formal action
: to accord or yield to another
: capacity or tendency to yield to force or strain : flexibility
: the ability of a material to bend or stretch
: some person : somebody
: deceptive or delaying action especially in response to a request
: matter typeset in shortened measure to run around something (such as a cut)
What made you want to look up give (someone) the runaround? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).