come-out·​er (ˌ)kəm-ˈau̇-tər How to pronounce come-outer (audio)
: a person who withdraws from something established (such as a religious body)
: a person who advocates political reform

Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of come-outer was in 1840

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“Come-outer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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