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Meaning of "roadrunner" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ROADRUNNER

roadrunner  [ˈrəʊdˌrʌnə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ROADRUNNER

noun
adjective
verb
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Roadrunner is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ROADRUNNER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

roadrunner

Geococcyx

The roadrunner, also known as a chaparral bird and a chaparral cock, is a fast-running ground cuckoo that has a long tail and a crest. It is found in the southwestern United States and Mexico, usually in the desert. Some have been clocked at 20 miles per hour.

Definition of roadrunner in the English dictionary

The definition of roadrunner in the dictionary is a terrestrial crested bird, Geococcyx californianus, of Central and S North America, having a streaked plumage and long tail: family Cuculidae Also called: chaparral cock.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ROADRUNNER


baserunner
ˈbeɪsˌrʌnə
Corunna
kəˈrʌnə
forerunner
ˈfɔːˌrʌnə
frontrunner
ˈfrʌntˌrʌnə
gunrunner
ˈɡʌnrʌnə
nonrunner
ˈnɒnˈrʌnə
outrunner
ˈaʊtˌrʌnə
overrunner
ˌəʊvəˈrʌnə
rat-runner
ˈrætˌrʌnə
rumrunner
ˈrʌmrʌnə
runner
ˈrʌnə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ROADRUNNER

roadhouse
roadie
roading
roadkill
roadless
roadmaking
roadman
roadmen
roadmender
roadroller
roadside
roadside repairs
roadstead
roadster
roadway
roadwork
roadworks
roadworthies
roadworthiness
roadworthy

WORDS THAT END LIKE ROADRUNNER

banner
blockade runner
blue runner
Bow Street runner
cunner
distance runner
do a runner
drug runner
dunner
front runner
machine gunner
marathon runner
middle-distance runner
punner
rear gunner
relay runner
scarlet runner
scunner
shotgunner
stunner
table runner

Synonyms and antonyms of roadrunner in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «roadrunner» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ROADRUNNER

Find out the translation of roadrunner to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of roadrunner from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «roadrunner» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

越野车
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

correcaminos
570 millions of speakers

English

roadrunner
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रोडरनर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عصام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Roadrunner
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

roadrunner
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

roadrunner
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

roadrunner
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Roadrunner
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

roadrunner
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ロードランナー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

로드 러너
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Roadrunner
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Roadrunner
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ரோட்ரன்னர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रोडरनर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

roadrunner
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

roadrunner
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Roadrunner
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Roadrunner
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

roadrunner
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

roadrunner
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

roadrunner
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

roadrunner
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

roadrunner
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of roadrunner

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ROADRUNNER»

The term «roadrunner» is quite widely used and occupies the 31.087 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about roadrunner

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ROADRUNNER»

Discover the use of roadrunner in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to roadrunner and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Real Roadrunner
A personal, lively, in-depth account of the life and lore of the roadrunner.
Martha Anne Maxon, 2005
2
Roadrunner's Dance
To clear the tyrannical Rattlesnake from the main road of her southwestern village, Desert Woman enlists the help of Coyote, Raven, Eagle, and Heron to form an agile and fast-footed new animal that can outwit their nemesis.
Rudolfo Anaya, 2000
3
Roadrunner: A Novel
A Novel Trisha R. Thomas. “That's what happens, you know? You may not think your children are watching, but they are. They see and hear everything, next thing you know you got little clones running around mimicking you. You got me?
Trisha R. Thomas, 2007
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International Wildlife Encyclopedia: Rifleman - sea slug
The greater roadrunner is a nonmigratory bird of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It is the state bird of New Mexico. Robber crabs live on land and are good tree climbers. Large, ground-dwelling members of the cuckoo ...
‎2002
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Roadrunner
greater roadrunner lesser roadrunner Live? deserts Mexico United States Look Like? crest. A roadrunner is a type of bird. A bird's body is covered in feathers. Most birds can fly. There are two types of roadrunners. These are the greater.
Anita Ganeri, 2011
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The Roadrunner: Finds a Friend
The Roadrunner Finds a Friend is about a young Roadrunner who ventures out into the world. Desperately wanting to belong, he searches for a friend and along the Away discovers his special talent.
Melanie Korth, 2009
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Building and Detailing Scale Model Muscle Cars
CHEAP SIX-PACK BUILDING A 1969 PLYMOUTH ROADRUNNER 440 6-BBL I modified the rear seat in the same way. The. In the spring of 1969 Plymouth introduced a new version of the Roadrunner simply called the 440 6-bbl. The engine ...
George Bojaciuk, 1998
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Rattlesnakes: Their Habits, Life Histories, and Influence on ...
In this battle, each time the snake would strike or attempt to crawl away, a bird would take a peck at it. L. E. Crawford, State Game Ranger, Lawton, Okla. o I witnessed one roadrunner killing a 3-foot5 rattlesnake; this bird flew into the air about 3 ...
Laurence Monroe Klauber, 1997
9
Dreaming with God: Co-Laboring with God for Cultural ...
One morning I talked about the signs that make you wonder, and used the roadrunner as an illustration. Almost on cue he came up to the window as before. The people pointed and said, “You mean him!” I was shocked. He came almost “ on ...
Bill Johnson, 2006
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How to Draw New Mexico's Sights and Symbols
The roadrunner is a bird that would rather run than fly! It is 2 feet (0.6 m) in ength and has a long bill and brown feathers. This bird can run from 1 5 to 20 miles per hour (24-32 km/h). Its officia name is the chaparra . Pioneers traveling along the ...
Aileen Weintraub, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ROADRUNNER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term roadrunner is used in the context of the following news items.
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Roadrunner buying El Paso, Texas, trucking firm for $35 million
Continuing its acquisition strategy, Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. said Tuesday it has purchased an El Paso, Texas trucking firm that operates across ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jul 15»
2
Roadrunner ace gets lots of help in victory
UTSA's Matt Hilston waits for the throw to get Middle Tennessee State University's Jake Ingold out at first Friday May 8, 2015 at Roadrunner Field on the UTSA ... «San Antonio Express-News, May 15»
3
Tornado Ravages Oklahoma City Trailer Park, Injuring at Least 12
Ray Doonkeen, the owner of Roadrunner RV Park, which holds 65 RVs and about 130 people, said Wednesday night was the first time the park ever got hit by a ... «NBCNews.com, May 15»
4
Roadrunner Transportation Systems 1Q profits increase 30.6%
Three acquisitions of trucking, shipping and warehouse businesses in 2014 bolstered Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. (NYSE: RRTS) sales in the first ... «Milwaukee Business Journal, Apr 15»
5
ONEOK Partners and Fermaca to Construct an Export Natural Gas …
The Roadrunner Gas Transmission pipeline project extends from ONEOK Partners' ONEOK WesTex Transmission natural gas pipeline system at Coyanosa, ... «PR Newswire, Apr 15»
6
Roadrunner reports higher revenue, earnings
Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. posted higher revenue and earnings for the fourth quarter and for 2014 as a whole, but said Wednesday its annual ... «Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb 15»
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Blinded dog Roadrunner's recovery has been 'amazing'
The KC Pet Project took advantage of Wednesday's nice weather to share an update on Roadrunner, the dog who needed to have his eyes removed because of ... «Kansas City Star, Jan 15»
8
Trace Adkins Scores 'Roadrunner' Movie Role, Preps Live DVD
Trace Adkins is set to appear in Roadrunner, an upcoming movie about car racing that's being compared to the classic Burt Reynolds film, Smokey and the ... «RollingStone.com, Dec 14»
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Woman accused of beating, blinding 'Roadrunner' the dog charged …
Kimberly Anderson is accused of throwing, striking, choking, and causing other injuries to her Shih Tzu dog named "Roadrunner.” The attack allegedly occurred ... «KSHB, Dec 14»
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Dog owner spends the night in jail following animal abuse citation
Anderson's dog, Roadrunner, a Tibetan spaniel, was found in critical condition Sunday night. Neighbors say he was strangled and beaten by Anderson and ... «fox4kc.com, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Roadrunner [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/roadrunner>. Apr 2020 ».
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