comer

noun com·er \ ˈkə-mər \

Definition of comer

1 :one that comes or arrives
  • welcomed all comers
2 :one making rapid progress or showing promise

Examples of comer in a Sentence

  1. We're giving free T-shirts away to the first comers.

  2. She's regarded as a comer in political circles.

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First Known Use of comer

14th century


COMER Defined for English Language Learners

comer

noun

Definition of comer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who goes to a place to take part in an activity

  • : a person who arrives at a place

  • : someone who is making progress quickly and is likely to be successful


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