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deceptive, evasive, or diversionary treatment, especially in response to a request
She gave her boyfriend the runaround when he asked her if she was doing drugs.
by The Return of Light Joker August 29, 2009
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Adjective for something that definitely wasn't lame, but not quite "hot". In other words, slightly below being hot, therefore warm, like a nice pair of mittens.
"How were things at the club last night?"

"Plenty to drink, but the music was no good. I guess shit was mittens."
by 122445 May 14, 2006
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1.) Verb, to run, to go quickly by moving the legs more rapidly than at a walk and in such a manner that for an instant in each step all or both feet are off the ground.

2.) To run around on' a boyfriend/girlfriend, or wife or husband. To see another for romantic or sexual reasons.

3.) To give the run around, to tell someone something not entirely true to lead them to someone else to ask, than to someone else, so the person never gets the right answer.
1.) "My friends and I were 'running around' after the dog."

2.) "Hugh is running around on Cindy again isn't he?" - "Yeah, I saw him with some 21-year old cocktail waitress at the bar last night, he's really giving her the run around."

3.) "Where do babies come from?" Asks little Emily. "Uh, the sky, I don't know go ask your mother." - "Mom, where do..?" - "I don't know, go ask your grandma." - "I don't know, go ask your grandpa," - "I don't know, go ask your Dad." And so on, and so on.
by PinkFroggy November 25, 2007
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Something not to do when your hair is on fire.
Or when married.
After a brief run around, they proceeded as planned.
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