This page is about the slang term runs
(as in the runs) a case of diarrhea
- I've had the runs all day. It must be the seafood we ate last night.
- Gillian had everyone screaming with laughter when she told us about her bus trip across India while she had the runs.
This word is always used with the definite article "the". You can say "I've got the runs", but not "I've got runs".
If you have the runs, you'll have to
Contributor: Matt Errey