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From the phrasal verb run around
- Rhymes: -aʊnd
runaround (plural runarounds)
- An evasive explanation in the form of multiple excuses.
- (printing) A section of type that is narrower than that of the column it is part of; typically next to an illustration.
- A whitlow running around the fingernail but not affecting the bone.