Definition of comer in English:



  • 1A person who arrives somewhere.

    ‘feeding every comer is still a sacred duty’
    See also all comers at all; latecomer; newcomer
    • ‘‘So thanks for a paper which accommodates all styles and comers.’’
    • ‘The true entrepreneurial spirit, central to American capitalism, is more often identified with America's newest comers than with its native-born.’
    • ‘He seemed to welcome all comers as long as they were young and pretty.’
    • ‘Early comers to Longford can enjoy a festival warm-up night.’
    • ‘News of the match would reach home before the early comers got home.’
    comer, entrant, newcomer, new boy, new girl, incomer
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  • 2North American informal [in singular] A person or thing likely to succeed.

    ‘many in the party see tax relief as a comer’
    • ‘‘Narrative’ is certainly not a likely comer as justification or test for tradition, nor will a theological school ever be.’