make an unsuccessful run for

idiom

Definition of make an unsuccessful run for

US
: to fail at an attempt to win (something) She made an unsuccessful run for a seat in the Senate.

Learn More about make an unsuccessful run for

Share make an unsuccessful run for

Resources for make an unsuccessful run for

Statistics for make an unsuccessful run for

Look-up Popularity

Comments on make an unsuccessful run for

What made you want to look up make an unsuccessful run for? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the way words of a language are spelled

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A Green Quiz

  • shamrock
  • What is the best definition of green-eyed monster?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!