overcomer

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noun over·com·er \ ˌō-vər-ˈkə-mər \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of overcomer

plural overcomers
:a person who overcomes something :one who succeeds in dealing with or gaining control of some problem or difficulty
  • … an advocate for women's rights, a voice for mental health awareness, an overcomer of drug addiction, a gracious celebrity … who refused to be defined by any one of those things …
  • —Laura Genn
  • Challenges may come from without (poverty, social discrimination) but also from within (procrastination, fear, aimlessness), and in her new book Kimball provides hundreds of resources that help students become overcomers, even activists.
  • The Chico (California) Enterprise-Record

First Known Use of overcomer

14th century


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