Runagate Definition

rŭnə-gāt
noun
A runaway; fugitive or deserter.
Webster's New World
A person who drifts or wanders about; vagabond.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Runagate

Noun

Singular:
runagate
Plural:
runagates

Origin of Runagate

  • Alteration of obsolete renegate renegade (influenced by run) (agate on the way) from Middle English from Medieval Latin renegātus renegade

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Corruption of renegade, influenced by run + agate (“on the way, agoing").

    From Wiktionary

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