Reverse Dictionary: RUN – RUR


RUN, RUNNER, RUNNING – ADJECTIVES
– IRRUENT running hastily, or rushing in violently …1656 obs. rare
– ON THE LAM on the run; running; at top speed …1911 US sl.
 
RUN etc. – NOUNS
– BELLOWSING panting or exhaustion after running …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BICKER a short, rapid run …1787 Sc.
– BREAK a continuous or unbroken run …1898 colloq.
– BRUSH a rapid run or race; a contest in speed …1860 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– LAM an act of running or flight, esp. a dash to escape from custody; escape; a hasty or unceremonious departure …1914 US sl.
– RAKE a run, rush; speed, a swift pace …c1460 Sc. & N. Eng. dial. rare
– RUN-AN’-GO a run before leaping …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– SALLY a run from side to side; a rush, a dash; a swaying, swinging motion; a tottering situation …1887 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCAMPER a scampering, a quick run 
– SCOUR a run, rush, a quick pace or walk, a race …1796 Sc. 
 
RUN etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– GADSTER one who runs about …Bk1850 Eng. dial.
– GLUE-FOOT a slow runner …1906 US sl.
– LEAPER a runner; a dancer …a1000 obs.
– PADJELL a veteran athlete; a seasoned champion runner …1824 Sc. 
– PED a professional runner, walker …1863 sl.
– RABBIT a quick player or fast runner; a runner who acts as a pacesetter in the early part of a race …1925 US
– YERNER a runner …a1400 obs.
 
RUN etc. – VERBS
– ALLAY;  ALLEY;  ALLEZ to go, to hurry, to run …1918 US military sl.
– ANOINT to run, to hurry away …1876 Eng. dial.
– AUDI to run …20C teen & high school sl.
– BAIGLE to walk or run with short steps; to walk as if much fatigued …1825 Sc.
– BASEL to rush about; to run in a hurried and laborious manner …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BAZZLE to rush about; to run in a hurried and laborious manner; to bustle …Bk1898 Sc.
– BEAT THE STREETS to walk up and down; to run about idly  …c1375
– BICKER to make a short quick run; describing the rapid vigorous action of the feet  …1792 Sc.
– BIDDY-BASE of children: to run backwards and forwards, to patter about …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BIN to move or run swiftly …Bk1911 Sc. 
– BOOK to move fast; to run like crazy …20C teen & high school sl.
– BOOK IT to move fast; to run like crazy …20C teen & high school sl.
– BRATTLE to run quickly; to hurry …Bk1911 Sc.
– BUCKLE to run fast …1903 Amer. dial.
– BURN THE BREEZE to run or travel very fast …1933 Amer. dial.
– BURN THE EARTH LIKE A CANNED DOG to run or travel very fast …1903 Amer. dial.
– BURN THE PRAIRIE to run or travel very fast …1881 Amer. dial.
– BURN THE WIND to run or travel very fast …1910 Amer. dial.
– BURN UP THE TRACK to run or travel very fast …1969 Amer. dial.
– BUST THE WIND to run or travel fast …c1960 Amer. dial.
– CATCH to chase, to run, to hasten; to press on …c1325 obs.
– CATCH AIR to run very fast …1937 Amer. dial.
– CHARGE to run at full speed …c1860 colloq.
– CHASE to run, hurry; to depart rapidly …1966 Amer. dial.
– CHECK OUT to leave, esp. in a hurry; to run fast …1965 Amer. dial.
– CLIP to move or run quickly …M19 US colloq.
– COME A-ZOONIN’ to come running …1884 Amer. dial.
– CURSITATE to run this way and that; to flit …1866 rare
– CUT to move sharply, to run rapidly …1797
– DAGGLE to trudge about, to run like a child …1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– DEECE to run fast …1909 Amer. dial., chiefly used among boys
– DIG to run fast, to run away, to dash away, to depart rapidly …1906 Amer. dial.
– DIG IT UP to run fast, to run away, to dash away, to depart rapidly …1965 Amer. dial.
– DIG OUT to run fast, to run away, to dash away, to depart rapidly …a1855 Amer. dial.
– DO A LAM to run; to run away …1897 US sl.
– DRAW A RACE to take a short run …1829 Sc.
– FAN to move around quickly; to run; to escape …L19 US sl.
– FAN ABOUT to move about quickly; to run …1899 Amer. dial.
– FAN OUT to move about quickly; to run …1905 Amer. dial.
– FAN THE DUST to move about quickly; to run …1970 Amer. dial.
– FOOT to run fast …1965 US sl.
– FOOT IT to go somewhere by foot; to walk or run …Bk2006 US sl.
– GET UNDER ONE’S WIND to begin to recover from the stitch in the side caused by fast running …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– GO ON WHEELS to run swiftly and smoothly …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– GREYHOUND to run fast ….1940s African-American sl.
– HACKNEY to drive hard; to hurry; also, to run hard, to race …1617 obs.
– HARE IT to move or run with great speed …E20
– HAT UP to run fast …1969 Amer. dial.
– HAUL THE MAIL to run or travel rapidly …1935 Amer. sl.
– HYKER to go quickly, to run …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– HYPER to go quickly, to run …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– JAUL to stroll, to run, to depart …1940s S. Afr.
– JAWL to stroll, to run, to depart …1940s S. Afr.
– JICKER to ride or run smartly, to trot …1897 Sc.
– JOL to stroll, to run, to depart …1940s S. Afr.
– KITE to move or go quickly or energetically; to hurry, to run fast …1854 Amer. dial.
– KITE IT to move or go quickly or energetically; to hurry, to run fast …1859 Amer. dial.
– LAM to leave in a hurry; to run, to make a fast getaway …1886 Amer. & Eng. dial.
– LAM IT to leave in a hurry; to run, to make a fast getaway …1886 Amer. dial.
– LAMMAS to run, to go off in a hurry, to disappear quickly …1866 Eng. dial.
– LAM OUT to leave in a hurry; to run, to make a fast getaway …1886 Amer. dial.
– LEAP to run, to go hastily or with violence; to rush …a1100 obs.
– LEG IT to travel or move by foot; to walk or run …1587
– LIGHT A RAG to leave in a hurry; to depart hurriedly; to run fast …1903 Amer. dial.
– LIGHT A SHUCK to leave in a hurry; to depart hurriedly; to run fast …1905 Amer. dial.
– LOUNDER to lounge; to walk about idly or awkwardly; to flounder, run, scamper …1893 Eng. dial.
– MAKE BY to excel; to walk or run past …Bk1905 Sc.
– MAKE TRACKS to go, to run; to leave; to depart hurriedly …1833 sl.
– MOBILE to run or move fast …1938 Amer. dial.
– MODOCK to run …1974 Amer. sl.
– NOINT to run, to hurry away …1876 Eng. dial.
– OF-RUN to overtake by running; to run away from; to flee from …c888 obs.
– PACK THE MAIL to ride or move quickly; to go fast, to run …1942 Amer. dial.
– PAIL to hurry; to run at full speed …1819 Eng. dial.
– PAY to run, to walk very quickly …1804 Sc. & Eng. dial.  
– PEEL to hurry; to run at full speed …1819 Eng. dial.
– PEEL IT to go or leave rapidly; to depart hurriedly; to run fast …1858 Amer. dial.
– QUETCH to stir or move from one place to another; to go, to run. to hasten …c1205 obs.
– QUITCH to stir or move from one place to another; to go, to run. to hasten …c1205 obs.
– RAKE to go, to proceed, esp. with speed; to run; also, to go or wander about, to roam, to stray, to ramble; to stroll about idly; to gad about …a1023 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– RASE to run quickly; to rush …a1300 obs. rare
– RATTLE to move, run, or drive quickly, esp. with much noise …1806 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– RUN ALL DAY ON A CABBAGE-LEAF to be a poor runner …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– RUN LIKE A KEMMIN to run very fast …1825 Sc.
– RUN LIKE A RED-SHANK to run as fast as possible …1877 Eng. dial.
– RUN LIKE A WHITE-HEAD to run very fast …1901 Amer. dial.
– RUN LIKE SCOOTER to run very nimbly …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– RUN LIKE STINK to run very fast …1929 Aust. sl.
– SCAGE to run violently …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCAMBLE to shamble, to walk awkwardly; to run hastily and irregularly …1777 Eng. dial.
– SCAMMER to scamper, to run quickly …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCAMPER to run, to run off …L17 sl.
– SCAMPO to scamper; to run quickly …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCAPE to run at large, to scamper …1903 Sc.
– SCARPER to run …1920s sl.
– SCOOCH to hasten, to run …1897 Amer. dial.
– SCOOR to run quickly; to scamper, to hurry; of a horse: to rush off sideways …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCOOT to run …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– SCOUF to run, to scamper …1960 Sc.
– SCOUP to run, to move hastily; to scamper; to leap, to skip …1721 Sc.
– SCOUR to run quickly; to scamper, to hurry; of a horse: to rush off sideways …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCOUSE to frolic, to frisk about; to run fast …1842 Eng. dial.
– SCOVE to run swiftly, to scour along …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCOWER to run quickly; to scamper, to hurry; of a horse: to rush off sideways …1725 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SELL OUT to depart, to leave, usually hastily; to run away; to skedaddle; to run in fear …1934 Amer. dial.
– SHUCKLE to run fast, to hurry, to bustle about, to make haste …1933 Amer. dial.
– SKEET to scoot, to flee, to run, to move quickly, to move something quickly …1838 Amer. dial.
– SKEETER to scoot, to flee, to run, to move quickly, to move something quickly …1954 Amer. dial.
– SKICE to move quickly and briskly; to skip or frisk about; to run …1591 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– SKID to run or go quickly, to scud …1815 rare
– SKIFF to move lightly and quickly, esp. so as to barely touch a surface; to glide, to run, etc. in this manner …1725 Sc.
– SKIFT to move lightly and quickly; to skip, to run, to glide …a1586 obs.
– SKIFTER to move lightly and quickly; to skip, to run, to glide …1887
– SKIRR to move, run, fly, sail, etc., rapidly or with great impetus …1567
– SKITE to dart swiftly, esp. in an oblique direction; to run lightly and rapidly; to leave hastily …1721 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– SKITTER to move or run rapidly; to hurry about; to scamper off …1845
– SKIVE to go, to run, to dart, to hurry; to tumble …1854 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– SKIVE AROUND to run, to dart, to hurry; to tumble …1857 Amer. dial.
– SKY to run swiftly …1837
– SPIN to move rapidly; to run quickly; to ride or drive at a rapid and even rate …a1400-50
– SPLIT to walk or run at great speed …L18 sl.
– STIVVER to go, to run, to hasten …Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
– STREAK to run around; to run around wildly …1970 US sl.
– STRETCH ONE’S LEGS to increase the speed of one’s walking; to walk quickly, to run …1653 obs.
– TAKE A HEAD to make a rush forward, to start running …1760-72 obs.
– TAKE HEAD to make a rush forward, to start running …1674 obs.
– TAKE IT ON THE DAN O’LEARY to run, to run off, to escape …1900s US sl.
– TAKE IT ON THE JESSE OWENS to run, to run off, to escape …1900s US sl.
– TAKE TO ONE’S LEGS to run; to run away …1530
– TIG to run from place to place as if chased …1834 Eng. dial.
– TIP GRAND to walk fast; to run; to leave quickly …1934 Amer. sl.
– TIPPY-LAPPY to run or go in a hurry …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– TOTE THE MAIL to run quickly; to move in a hurry; to ride or move quickly; to go fast …1893 Amer. dial.
– TROLLOP to traipse around; to gad about; to run hither and thither …1838 Amer. dial.
– TROLLOP ABOUT to traipse around; to gad about; to run hither and thither …1838 Amer. dial.
– TROLLOP AROUND to traipse around; to gad about; to run hither and thither …1838 Amer. dial.
– VAP to run quickly …1941 Amer. dial.
– WAAS to run, to hurry; to exercise oneself vigorously …c1912 sl.
– WASS to run, to hurry; to exercise oneself vigorously …c1912 sl.
– YERN to run …c900 obs.
 
RUN ABOUT, RUN AROUND – VERBS
– BIRL to move quickly; to hurry along; to run about …1789 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– CALEEVER to skip, to jump, to frolic about; to run about heedlessly or foolishly …1875 Eng. dial.
– RAM AROUND to run around boisterously; to gad about, to go out in search of pleasure …1939 Amer. dial.
 
RUN AFTER – VERBS
– CHIVEY to run after, to chase; to move off quickly ,,,Bk1890
– SHACK to run after …Bk1905 Amer. dial.
– TAKE AFTER to run after, to pursue …Bk1905 Eng. dial.
 
RUN AWAY, RUNNING AWAY, RUN OFF, RUNNING OFF – ADJECTIVES
 – ON THE LAM trying to escape, running away …1928 US sl.
 
RUN AWAY etc. – NOUNS
– AIR LOFT a warning to run away …1930s US criminals’ sl.
– GUY an act of running off, of leaving surreptitiously …L19 sl.
– RABBIT the desire to run away …1920s US sl.
– RABBIT FEVER the compelling desire to run off whenever things get difficult …1920s US criminals’ sl.
– SCARPER an escape; an act of running away …L19 sl.
– SCRAMSVILLE desertion, running off …1950s sl.
– SKEDADDLE a rush, a hurry, an act of running away or escaping …M19 sl.
 
RUN AWAY etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– ABSCOTCHALATER one in hiding from the police; one who runs away …c1860 sl.
– CATCH ACTION a young woman, typically runaways who have just arrived in the big city and are vulnerable to being recruited as prostitutes …1960s African-American sl.
– MIZZLER someone who escapes or runs away …1781 criminals’ sl. 
– MOSER a runaway; a fugitive …1925 US criminals’ sl.
– RABBIT a runaway …1977 US sl.
 
RUN AWAY etc. – VERBS
– ABSQUAT of people or animals: to leave, to run away, to abscond …19C sl., orig. US
– ABSQUATILATE to depart or abscond; to flee, to run away …1830 Amer. sl.
– ABSQUATTLE of a person or animal: to leave; to run away; to abscond …M19 sl., orig. US
– ABSQUATULATE to depart or abscond; to flee, to run away …1830 Amer. sl.
– ABSQUOTULATE of people or animals: to leave, to run away, to abscond …19C sl., orig. US
– APPLY LAWYER FOOT to run away …1950s W. Indies sl.
– BAIL OUT to leave in a hurry, to run off to escape from a difficult situation …1940s US sl.
– BALL THE JACK to run away …1913 US sl.
– BETAKE ONESELF TO ONE’S HEELS to retreat in flight, to run away …1598
– BONE OUT to back down from a confrontation; to run away from danger …1993 US sl.
– BOTANY BAY to run away …1945 Aust. rhyming sl.
– BREAK to set out or run off briskly …Bk1911 Sc.
– BUDGE A BEAK to run away …16C sl.
– BUNK to escape, to run off …18C sl.
– CAP ONE’S LUCKY to run away …Bk1891 Amer. thieves’ sl.
– CHASE to run off, to leave …L19 US sl.
– CHEESE IT to run away or disperse …c1810 Amer. sl.
– CLINK OFF to run away …Bk1875 Eng. dial.
– COP A HEEL to run off, to escape …20C US criminal sl.
– COP AND HEEL to run off, to escape …20C US criminal sl.
– CUT AWAY to run away, to make off …1590 colloq.
– CUT DIRT to depart hastily, to run away fast …1829 Amer. dial. arch. 
– CUT OFF to run away, to make off …1836 colloq.
– CUT OUT to leave; to run away …Bk2006 US sl.
– DIG to run fast, to run away, to dash away, to depart rapidly …1906 Amer. dial.
– DIG IT UP to run fast, to run away, to dash away, to depart rapidly …1965 Amer. dial.
– DIG OUT to run fast, to run away, to dash away, to depart rapidly …a1855 Amer. dial.
– DO A DUTCH to desert, to escape, to run away …1909 sl.
– DO A FLIT to run away, especially from responsibility; to move house without paying bills …1835 sl.
– DO A GUY to run away from; to decamp …1897 sl.
– DO A LAM to run; to run away …1897 US sl.
– DO AN ARTHUR DUFFY to run away, to escape …1905 Amer. sl.
– DO A POWDER to escape, to run away …1910s sl.
– DO ONE to leave, to run away …1950s sl.
– DO THE BOLT to run away, esp. when caught committing a misdemeanour …Aust. sl.
– DUST IT to leave quickly, to run off …L19 US sl.
– FADE to depart; to disappear; to run away; to leave; to vanish …1848 sl.
– FADE AWAY to depart, esp. gradually; to run away; to leave; to vanish  …1820 sl.
– FADE OUT to depart, esp. gradually; to run away; to leave …1820 Amer. sl.
– FALL BACK to run off …E19 US sl.
– FLY THE COOP to run off, to depart abruptly; to escape
– GIVE LEG BAIL to be beholden to one’s own legs for escape, to run away, esp. from a debt or a responsibility; to escape  …1759 jocular
– GIVE LEG BAIL AND LAND SECURITY to run away …1796 sl.
– GIVE SOMEONE THE GUY to run away …L19 sl.
– GIVE THE GUY TO to run away; to give someone the slip …1899
– GUY to run away, to leave quickly, to escape …1874 sl.
– GUY-A-WHACK to run off, to leave quickly …L19 Aust. sl.
– GUY OFF to run away., to escape …1879 sl.
– HAVE IT ON YOUR DANCERS to run away …1977 UK sl.
– HIT THE LAM to run away; to flee; esp. from authorities; to escape …1986 US sl.
– HIT THE TOE to leave quickly, to run off …1950s Aust. & NZ sl.
– HIT THE WIND to leave quickly, to run away …20C African-American sl.
– HOOK IT to run away, to clear out …c1776 Amer. sl.
– JACK to run away quickly from …c1840 sl.
– JARK IT to run away …1823 sl.
– LAM OFF to escape, to run away …2003 UK sl.
– LAM OUT to run away from someone …1940s sl.
– LAM OUT ON to run away from someone …1940s sl.
– LAY ONE’S LEGS ON ONE’S NECK to run away; to decamp …17C Brit. colloq.
– LAY ONE’S LEGS TO GROUND to run away; to decamp …17C Brit. colloq.
– LEG IT to flee, to run away …1920 colloq.
– MAKE A BOLT OF IT to run away; to decamp …c1850 Brit. colloq.
– MAKE A BREAK to run away from the police …1932 Aust. & NZ sl.
– MAKE ONE’S FEET THEIR FRIEND to go off quickly; to run away …1896 Sc.
– MIZZIL to depart in haste, to abscond, to run away …1867 Amer. dial.
– MIZZLE to abscond; to run away; to clear out, to disappear; to go, to walk …1781
– OBSQUATULATE of people or animals: to leave, to run away, to abscond …19C sl., orig. US
– OF-RUN to overtake by running; to run away from; to flee from …c888 obs.
– PADDLE to run away, to leave …M19 sl.
– PLAY RABBIT to leave quickly; to run away …1930s sl.
– PLAY THE TINKLER to act as a coward; to run away …1893 Sc.
– PULL FOOT to run away, to take to one’s heels …arch.
– RABBIT to run away; to move quickly or in the manner of a rabbit …1887 colloq.
– RACK OFF to run off; to move rapidly; to depart …1884 Amer. dial.
– RAT IT to run away quickly …B1900 Eng. dial.
– SCADDLE to run off in a fright …1901 Eng. dial.
– SCADOODLE to run off, to leave in a hurry …M19 sl.
– SCALE to run away; to depart hurriedly or furtively; to disappear of one’s own motion …20C sl.
– SCALE OFF to run away; to depart hurriedly or furtively; to disappear of one’s own motion; to leave surreptitiously or speedily …1910s Aust. & NZ sl.
– SCAMP to run away from, to leave, to decamp …1882 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– SCAMPER to run, to run off …L17 sl.
– SCAPA to go, esp. to run off …1910s rhyming sl.
– SCAPA FLOW to go, esp. to run off …1910s rhyming sl.
– SCAPALI to escape, to run off …M19 sl.
– SCAPER to run off quickly; to scamper …1851 Eng. dial.
– SCAPPER to go, to run off …1960s Irish sl.
– SCARP to escape; to run off …1910s Aust. sl.
– SCARPA;  SCARPER to escape, to run off …M19 sl.
– SCARPY to escape, to run off …M19 sl.
– SCOPPER to scamper off, to run away …Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– SCOUR ONE’S WALLS to run away, to ‘scuttle’ off …1790 Sc.
– SCURR to run away hastily; to flee, to make off …a1548
– SELL OUT to depart, to leave, usually hastily; to run away; to skedaddle; to run in fear …1934 Amer. dial.
– SET TO ONE’S PUMPS to run off …L18 Irish sl. 
– SHELL OUT to run away precipitously, to leave or depart hastily …1909 Amer. dial.
– SHOW A CLEAN PAIR OF HEELS – to run away …Bk1999 
– SHOW A LEG to run off, to escape; to move at speed …1821 rare
– SKEDADDLE to run away, to flee, to depart or leave hastily, to desert; to rush off  …1861 sl., orig US Civil War
– SKIDDOO;  SKIDOO to leave quickly; to run off …1900s US sl.
– SKIN to leave quickly; to run away …1903 Amer. sl.
– SKIN OUT to leave quickly; to run away …1876 Amer. dial.
– SKIRR to run away hastily; to flee, to make off …a1548
– SLANT to run away …L19 sl.
– SLIP CABLE to run away; to depart …1805 US nautical sl.
– SPEEL to run away; to decamp …M19 sl.
– TAIL OUT to run away, to depart hurriedly, to make one’s escape …L19 US sl.
– TAKE A DROP to run off …L19 sl.
– TAKE A FLIER to escape, to run away from …1950s sl.
– TAKE A FLYER to escape, to run away from …1950s sl.
– TAKE A POWDER to escape, to run away …1910s sl.
– TAKE A RUN-OUT to escape, to run away …20C sl.
– TAKE A RUN-OUT POWDER to escape, to run away …20C sl.
– TAKE A WALK to run off …1930s sl.
– TAKE BEEF to run away …M19 UK criminals’ sl.
– TAKE IT ON THE ARTHUR DUFFY to run away, to escape …1926 Amer. sl.
– TAKE IT ON THE ARTHUR K. DUFFY to run away, to escape …1936 Amer. sl.
– TAKE IT ON THE DAN O’LEARY to run, to run off, to escape …1900s US sl.
– TAKE IT ON THE HOOF to run off, to leave quickly …1900s US sl.
– TAKE IT ON THE JESSE OWENS to run, to run off, to escape …1900s US sl.
– TAKE IT ON THE LAM to run away; to flee, esp. from authorities; to escape; to depart hurriedly …1904 US sl., orig. criminals’ usage
– TAKE IT ON THE TROT to run off, to leave at speed …1930s sl.
– TAKE LEG-BAIL to run away, esp. from a debt or a responsibility; to escape …1774 Sc.
– TAKE ONE’S LAMMAS to go off, to run away …Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– TAKE THE SABINE SLIDE to run off, leaving one’s debts unpaid …M19 US sl.
– TAKE TO ONE’S BEATERS to run away …Bk1905 N. Ireland
– TAKE TO ONE’S LEGS to run; to run away …1530
– TAKE TO ONE’S SCRAPERS to run away quickly …1824 Ireland
– TAKE TO ONE’S TOES to run away
– TAKE TO THE TALL TIMBER to run off …M19 sl.
– TAKE TO THE TIMBER to run off …M19 sl.
– TAKE TO THE TOE to leave quickly, to run off …1950s Aust. & NZ sl.
– TURKEY OFF to leave in a hurry; to run off …20C Aust. & NZ sl.
– TURN ON THE FAN to hurry, to move quickly; to depart hurriedly; to run away; to escape …1935 Amer. sl., esp. prison usage
– TURN RABBIT to leave quickly; to run away …1930s sl.
– TURN THE CORNER OF BOLT STREET to run away; to escape …L19 colloq.
– UP AND DUST to leave in a hurry, to run away …20C African-American sl.
– VAMOS to make a hasty departure, to run away hurriedly, to go away, to leave, to disappear …1834 Amer. sl.
– WAKE SNAKES to run away quickly …1872 US
– WALK ONE’S CHALKS to go or move, esp. away, quickly; to depart quickly; to run away …1840 US sl.
– WYLO to run away …L19 UK criminals’ sl., orig. Anglo-Chinese
 
RUN-DOWN – ADJECTIVES
– ASS-DRAGGING run-down, worn-out …1990s US sl.
– BUNGED UP beaten, bruised, injured; out of order, damaged, run-down …1899 Amer. dial.
– GRUNGY ugly, run-down or dilapidated …1965 sl.
– OES seedy, run-down, ‘under the weather’ …20C S. Afr. sl.
– OLD-ASS run-down, dilapidated …1960s US sl.
– RAGGLY run-down, dilapidated …1966 Amer. dial.
– RAGGLY-ASS run-down, dilapidated …1968 Amer. dial.
– RAMSHACK run-down, in disrepair …1941 Amer. dial.
– RAMSHACKELDY dilapidated, in a state of disrepair, run-down …1911 Amer. dial.
– RAMSHACKLED dilapidated, run-down, in a state of disrepair, rickety, tumbledown …1675
– RAMSHACKLETY dilapidated, in a state of disrepair, run-down …1905 Amer. dial.
– RAMSHACKLY rickety, tumbledown, dilapidated, run-down, in a state of disrepair …1857
– RATTY run-down, ramshackle, unkempt, shabby; untidy and in poor condition …1856 US sl.
– SCALY sick, run-down …L18 sl.
– SHACKELTY dilapidated, run-down, ramshackle, rickety, shaky …1905 Amer. dial.
– SHACKLEDY dilapidated, run-down, ramshackle, rickety, shaky …1905 Amer. dial.
– SHACKLETY dilapidated, run-down, ramshackle, rickety, shaky …1905 Amer. dial.
– SHACKLEY ramshackle, rickety, run-down, tottering …1897 Amer. dial.
– SHACKLING ramshackle, rickety, run-down …c1784 Amer. dial.
– SHACKLY ramshackle, rickety, run-down, tottering …1843 Amer. dial.
– SLEAZY of a thing: dirty, run-down, decayed …1930s sl.
– TACKEY; TACKY of poor quality, shoddy; run-down; cheap. common; in poor taste …1886 Amer. sl.
– TORE-UP rundown, damaged, out of order …1965 Amer. dial.
– TORN DOWN run down, dilapidated …1916 Amer. dial.
– TORN-UP rundown, damaged, out of order …1965 Amer. dial.
 
RUN-DOWN – NOUNS
– CABBAGETOWN the poor area of a town; any run-down urban area; a slum …1967 sl.
 
RUNNER – see RUN
 
RUNT, RUNTY – ADJECTIVES
– SCRUNTY stunted, runty; measly; small …1889 Amer. dial.
 
RUNT etc. – NOUNS
– ACORN CALF a poor specimen, a runt, a weakling (refers to humans as well as cattle and other animals) …1929 Amer. dial.
– SCRUNT the smallest pig in a litter; a runt …1967 Amer. dial.
 
RUPTURE, RUPTURED – ADJECTIVES
– BELLY-BRUSSEN distended, ruptured …Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– BUSSEN ruptured …1899 Amer. dial.
– BUSSENED ruptured …1845 Amer. dial.
 
RUPTURE etc. – VERBS
– TO-BREAK to break to pieces; to shatter, to rupture; to break down, to destroy, to demolish …c888 obs.
– TO-BREAK to break into pieces; to burst asunder; to be ruptured, shattered, or fractured …c1205 obs.
 
RURAL – ADJECTIVES
– CORNFED rural; backward; unsophisticated …Bk2006 US sl.
– CRACKER-BARREL rural, rustic, of homely philosophy …US
– EPICHORIAL pertaining to the country; rural …1840 rare
– LANDWARD rural; rustic …1770 Sc.
– PUMKIN a small town or rural community …Bk1974 Amer. carnival, circus, & theatre use
– PUMPKIN a small town or rural community …Bk1974 Amer. carnival, circus, & theatre use
– PUNKIN a small town or rural community …Bk1974 Amer. carnival, circus, & theatre use
– RURURBAN partly rural and party urban …Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– SNOB-NOB the self-appointed rural ‘aristocracy’ …1900s NZ sl.
– TALL TIMBER the rural areas, the backwoods …M19 US sl.
 
RURAL – NOUNS
– BOONDOCKS rough or wild country; rural backcountry; the sticks; an out-of-the-way place …1944 Amer. dial.
– CHITLIN SWITCH any small, rural southern town …1926 African-American sl.
– LANDFOLK country people,  rural population …1891 Sc.
 
RURAL – NOUNS, PERSON
– ACORN-CRACKER a rustic, a yokel, a country jake; an uncouth rural person …1905 Amer. sl.
– ANAROOGIAN a very rural old fellow …1912 Amer. dial.
– APPLE-KNOCKER a rural, unsophisticated person …1910s US sl.
– APPLE-SHAKER a rural, unsophisticated person …M19 US sl.
– APPLE-SQUEEZER a rural, unsophisticated person …1930s US sl.
– BACKBLOCKSER one who livers in a remote or rural area …c1920 Aust. colloq.
– BACK-TO-THE-LANDER a townsman converted into a rural worker …1903
– BAMMA a rural person, such as someone from Alabama; a hick …Bk2006 US sl., derogatory
– BARN FLY a rustic person; one from a rural area …1970 Amer. dial.
– CAKE a rural person …1991 Irish sl., derogatory
– CORNBALL a stupid or corny person, esp. if rural  …Bk2006 US sl.
– JAAPIE an unsophisticated person, esp. one from a rural area; patronizing usage if not offensive …1964 S. Afr. sl. 
– MAN ON THE LAND a farmer or other rural worker …1911 Aust. sl.
– REB any poor, rural, White southerner …1978 US sl.
– REDNECK a poor, White, rural Southerner; a White person perceived as ignorant, narrow-minded, boorish, or racist …1891 Amer. dial., derogatory
– WOLLYBACK anyone living in a rural area …1995 Ireland sl.
– WOODCHUCK a rural dweller, esp. a Northern redneck …1931 US sl. 
– WOOL HAT a member of the White rural working class; a small farmer; a redneck; used chiefly in reference to such a person as a political force …1828 Amer. dial.
– WOOL HATTER a member of the White rural working class; a small farmer; a redneck; used chiefly in reference to such a person as a political force …1986 Amer. dial.