Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “runaway”

runaway

adjective
 
 
/ˈrʌn.ə.weɪ/
out of control or escaped from somewhere
失控的;逃跑的
A runaway bus/horse caused chaos on the streets.
一辆公共汽车失控了/一匹马脱缰了,导致街道上一片混乱。
a runaway child sleeping on the streets
离家出走露宿街头的小孩
figurative Her first novel's runaway (= surprisingly big) success came as a great surprise.
她的第一部小说大获成功,真是大大出人意料。
UncontrolledRunning away and escaping
runaway
 
 
noun [C]
someone who has escaped from somewhere
出逃者
We're searching for a couple of runaways from the young offenders' institution.
我们正在搜寻几个从少年犯管教所逃出来的孩子。
Runaways and refugees
(Definition of runaway from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “runaway” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

dawn on sb

If a fact dawns on you, you understand it after a period of not understanding it.

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More