Definitions for forerunner

Definitions for (noun) forerunner

Main entry: harbinger, herald, precursor, predecessor, forerunner

Definition: something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

Main entry: forerunner, precursor

Definition: a person who goes before or announces the coming of another

Main entry: antecedent, forerunner

Definition: anything that precedes something similar in time

Usage: phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience

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