Forerunner in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Forerunner

someone or something that came before and paved the way for something today

Examples of Forerunner in a sentence

The first icebox was a forerunner to today’s more modern refrigerator.  🔊

With a string that you can pluck, the harpsichord was the forerunner to the more advanced grand piano.  🔊

The fax machine was invented to send whole documents since its forerunner, the telautograph, only sent signatures.  🔊

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