Thesaurus

also-ran

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of also-ran

2 as in player, entrant

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for also-ran

Antonyms & Near Antonyms for also-ran

  • noncompetitor
See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About also-ran

Time Traveler for also-ran

Time Traveler

The first known use of also-ran was in 1895

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near also-ran

also

also-ran

also-rans

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Also-ran.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/also-ran. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Words Named After People

  • name tags
  • Namesake of the leotard, Jules Léotard had what profession?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

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!