Definition of Front-runner

1. Noun. A competitor thought likely to win.

Exact synonyms: Favorite, Favourite
Generic synonyms: Challenger, Competition, Competitor, Contender, Rival



Definition of Front-runner

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of front runner) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Front-runner

frondose
frondous
fronds
frons
front
front(a)
front-end
front-end loader
front-ends
front-line
front-load
front-loaded
front-organization
front-porch campaign
front-porch campaigning
front-runner (current term)
front-runners
front-running
front-stall
front-tap contraction
front-tap reflex
front-wheel drive
front and center
front bench
front bottoms
front burner
front crawl
front desk
front door

Literary usage of Front-runner

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"In a corn-planter having the rear main frame mounted on supporting wheels, the front runner-frame hinged or pivoted to the main frame, [and operated by an ..."

2. Decisions on the Law of Patents for Inventions Rendered by [English Courts by United States Supreme Court, Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Woodbury Lowery (1892)
"In a corn-planter having the rear main frame mounted on supporting wheels, and the front runner-frame hinged or pivoted to the main frame, a foot-treadle ..."

3. Voluntary Approaches for Environmental Policy: Effectiveness, Efficiency and by Nils Axel Braathen, SourceOECD (Online service), Nick Johnstone (2003)
"The size of any such transition costs can be of particular relevance if the country in question is a "front-runner" in addressing a particular environmental ..."

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