Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms, Wikipedia.
front-run·neralso front·run·ner (frŭnt′rŭn′ər)
1. One that is in a leading position in a race or other competition: the front-runner for the presidential nomination.
2. A competitor who performs best when in the lead.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||front-runner - a competitor thought likely to win|