• A runner in a distance race whose goal is mainly to set the pace, either to tire a specific rival so that a teammate can win or to help another break a record; a pacesetter.
  • The fur of a rabbit typically used to imitate another animal's fur.
  • (computing theory) A large element at the beginning of a list of items to be bubble sorted, and thus tending to be quickly swapped into its correct position. Compare turtle.
  • A mammal of the family Leporidae, with long ears, long hind legs and a short, fluffy tail.

    "The pioneers survived by eating the small game they could get: rabbits, squirrels and occasionally a raccoon."

  • (cricket) A very poor batsman; selected as a bowler or wicket-keeper.


  • (intransitive) To hunt rabbits.
  • (Britain, intransitive) To talk incessantly and in a childish manner; to babble annoyingly.

    "Commonly used in the form "to rabbit on""

  • "Stop your infernal rabbiting! Use proper words or nobody will listen to you!"

  • (US, intransitive) To flee.

    "The informant seemed skittish, as if he was about to rabbit."

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