indecisive or evasive treatment, especially in response to a request:
Ask for a raise and he’ll give you the runaround.
Printing. an arrangement of type in which several lines are set in narrower measure than the others in a column to accommodate an illustration, initial, or the like.
see: get the runaround
- Run around in circles
see: go around , def. 4; run rings around
- Run around like a chicken
see: chicken with its head cut off
- Run around with
see: run around , def. 2.
- Run a temperature
see: run a fever