Definition of "rundown" [rundown]

  • (noun) A point-by-point summary.
  • (noun) Baseball A play in which a runner is trapped between bases and is pursued by fielders attempting to make the tag.
  • (adjective) In poor physical condition; weak or exhausted.
  • (adjective) Dirty and dilapidated: rundown housing projects.
  • (adjective) Unwound and not running: a run-down watch.

Use "rundown" in a sentence

  • "Is this the same guy that supports giving over 2 million dollars to some bar owner so he can run some bar in rundown Downtown Aurora?"
  • "And in a rundown, even though A.J. was going back to second, the rule of obstruction during a rundown is he gets his next advanced base and that's why he was rewarded third base."
  • "Here's a rundown from the German papers on the Iraq escalation votes:"

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