American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The candidate or nominee for the lesser of two closely associated political offices.
- n. A companion.
- n. A horse used to set the pace in a race for another horse.
- n. A candidate on a joint ticket who is not the primary candidate on that ticket.
- n. One of a pair of ships with coordinated, often reciprocal, sailing schedules.
- n. a nominee for the lesser of two closely related political offices
“A friend meets up with me in Tennessee and brings me a couple of vials of my running mate from Italy, Parabolin, to get me over the hump.”
“On a Texas swing soon afterward, McGovern and his newly minted running mate motorcaded to the LBJ ranch to meet with the former president.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘running mate’.
Some of the catchwords of several presidential debates (Obama-Romney 2012 Denver debate's transcript fully included)
Mateship is integral to the Australian psyche. At least that's what they told this introvert.
Looking for tweets for running mate.