runaround(redirected from runarounds)
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1. Informal Deception, usually in the form of evasive excuses.
2. Printing Type set in a column narrower than the body of the text, as on either side of a picture.
1. an indecisive or evasive response: He gave me the runaround.
2. Print. an arrangement of type in which several lines are set in narrower measure than the others in a column to accommodate an illustration, initial, or the like.