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Meaning to go spread the word. To let it be known. To go tell everyone quickly.
After Antoine Dodson, a young hero from Huntsville, AL, saved his sister from an attack he left a public message for the perp letting him know that this wasn't the end of the story, and that he would be caught.

Antoine- "You don't have to come and confess. We looking for you. We gon' find you, so you can run and tell that! Homeboy!"
by the ppl's champ August 06, 2010
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confidently & distainfully tell someone you verbally whooped that you want them to tell everybody that you smacked them down.
Denise LaSalle early 1970s R&B record-
You been tellin' everybody where it's at.
Now run and tell that
by azizip17 September 05, 2010
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The act of confronting an idiot rapits in the projects, according to Antoine Dodson.
Antoine told the rapist he could "Run and Tell That, Run and Tell That, Run and Tell That Homeboy, Home-Home-Home Boy."
by Helena255 April 12, 2011
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To tattle about you with your permission. Like when your little brother or sister tell you that they are going to tattle on you to mom and you don't care.
by Grand Legend September 02, 2010
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To go and spread the word of something to as many people as possible, who in turn go and spread the word of whatever it is to as many people as they can.
Guy 1: follow Guy 1 on Facebook for fresh content every single day, run and tell that
Guy 2: Hey everybody, go follow Guy 1 on Facebook! He gives out fresh content every single day!
Guys 3, 4, 5, and 6: Okay Guy 2, we'll run and tell that!
by PrinceLock February 28, 2017
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Song featured in the musical Hairspray movie, out in 2007. Song performed by the beautiful and talented Elijah Kelley.
Run and tell that. Heeey--ya!
by miia* August 20, 2010
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