One who, or that which, flees from danger, duty, restraint, etc.; a fugitive.
- A person or animal that has run away.
- Something that has escaped control or proper confinement.
- Informal An easy victory.
- Escaping or having escaped restraint, captivity, or control: runaway horses; runaway children.
- Out of control: a runaway car; runaway inflation.
- Easily won: a runaway victory.