the runs

Definition of the runs

informal
:an illness that causes a person to pass waste from the body very frequently and in liquid rather than solid form :diarrhea
  • a bad case of the runs

Word by Word Definitions

run play runs
  1. : to go faster than a walk

  2. : to move at a fast gallop

  3. : flee, retreat, escape

  1. : an act or the action of running : continued rapid movement

  2. : a quickened gallop

  3. : a migration of fish (as up or down a river) especially to spawn

  1. : being in a melted state

  2. : made from molten material : cast in a mold

  3. : having made a migration or spawning run


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