- 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 and agate, on the way), from Middle English, from Medieval Latin renegātus; see renegade.