• Forerun Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To turn before; to precede; to be in advance of (something following).
- (v. t.) To come before as an earnest of something to follow; to introduce as a harbinger; to announce.
• Forerunner Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A predecessor; an ancestor.
- (n.) A piece of rag terminating the log line.
- (n.) A messenger sent before to give notice of the approach of others; a harbinger; a sign foreshowing something; a prognostic; as, the forerunner of a fever.