- a runaway; fugitive or deserter
- a person who drifts or wanders about; vagabond
Origin of runagatealtered ( from run + obsolete agate, on the way) from Middle English renegat, apostate, villain from Old French from Medieval Latin renegatus: see renegade
- A renegade or deserter.
- A vagabond.
Origin of runagateAlteration of obsolete renegate renegade (influenced by run ) ( agate on the way ) from Middle English from Medieval Latin renegātus ; see renegade .