Synonyms for runner-up
- next in order
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RUNNER-UP
A purse of $50 was offered for the winner and $30 for the runner-up.
I won one once—runner-up in the fifth flight over at San Gabriel.
You see they do say I'm runner-up among the amateurs on the green links.
However, as a traitor, I'm not even a runner-up with your father.
Last week Mrs. Clement Barstow was runner-up in the women's amateur golf tournament played on the Okoochee eighteen-hole course.
To be runner-up two years in succession stimulates the desire for the first place.
But in the final, Herd defeated me on the last green, and so I had to be content with the prize given for runner-up.
Drummond would have been almost a certainty for a silver medal, and Stanning would probably have been a runner-up.
Then these winners are tried together until the best and the second best, called the runner-up, are chosen in each of the stakes.
You remember young Winters who was runner-up in the tennis tournament last season?