Definition of doer in English:

doer

noun

  • 1The person who does something.

    ‘the doer of the action’
    • ‘Operational requirements for the doers and the in baskets for the staffers often get in the way.’
    • ‘If I deceive you, then I am deceiver and you deceived; I the doer, you the victim.’
    • ‘But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. - James 1: 22.’
    • ‘It has tangible positive effects on the physical and emotional health of the doer.’
    • ‘At the moment the discussion is about whether the doers can beat the rap.’
    • ‘He yearns to be a doer of good, rather than a do-gooder.’
    • ‘Characters do selfless and nice things, in a way that denies the doer something they really want.’
    • ‘I learned that God, the distant doer of unpredictable and arbitrary magic failed to engage or enliven my soul.’
    • ‘A terrible crime has been committed and the doers have to face the consequences of their actions.’
    • ‘What will it take before people stop blaming everyone but the doers of evil?’
    • ‘So when someone does something or has something done to them, six times out of ten I know the doer and or the done/to.’
    • ‘He was a smoker, a drinker and a doer of many of the things I like to do, not least of which were noodling around and feeling annoyed at people.’
    • ‘Thus, it can be concluded that chance and choice both are involved in any action in this life, along with the doer, his methods and the environment.’
    • ‘For those who must labor in quiet to protect freedom from doers of evil: we congratulate you, even though we will never know your names.’
    • ‘Justice permits the doer of evil to be held accountable for every iota of harm that ensues as a result of the evil act, and that reckoning can be terrible indeed.’
    • ‘Your wise philosophical saying that, ‘a victim never forgets, but the doer does’ is true in the circumstances.’
    • ‘That simple act releases you from the weight of feeling as though you are the doer and gives you the strength to move ahead.’
    • ‘It put me in the act of doing and realizing that God is the doer and nothing is in my hands.’
    • ‘He concludes that novels about terrorists will continue to be written, but that they will not be as sympathetic towards the actual doers of the deeds.’
    • ‘I have a feeling that many of our poor doers at school over the years have been undiagnosed VCFS kids, and these kids can be helped.’
    performer, perpetrator, executor, accomplisher, effectuator, operator, operative, agent, author
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    1. 1.1 A person who acts rather than merely talking or thinking.
      ‘I'm a doer, not a moaner’
      • ‘In this increasingly technological world, we must breed scientists, not just engineers; thinkers, not just doers.’
      • ‘He was a thinker and a doer, a philosopher and an adventurer - as unafraid of making bold proclamations as he was of flying faulty planes over treacherous routes.’
      • ‘When it comes to protecting this city's history, she is a doer, not a talker.’
      • ‘Woman are doers, they're very active, they cut to the chase very quickly.’
      • ‘I mean, they said, listen, we were raised as firefighters, and we're taught to be doers, we're taught to be quick responders.’
      • ‘An idealist tempered by realism, Holland was a doer, not a doubter.’
      • ‘In those days the world was divided for me into dreamers, and doers.’
      • ‘The cardinal principles are: be a dreamer as well as a doer.’
      • ‘On the backbenches, Labour women argue that the performance so far shows that women are doers, while men play at politics.’
      • ‘I mean, when he was the mayor of Istanbul, he showed that he was a doer, that he was capable, but running a country is something different.’
      • ‘In a country with so much to do, we could use a doer over a performer.’
      • ‘The talkers and writers resent being left on the sidelines by the doers.’
      • ‘Bill is a stander and a doer, not a sitter and a thinker.’
      • ‘The magazine and a jury of visionaries nominate the leading thinkers and doers in 14 categories ranging from business to design to entertainment to policy.’
      • ‘She was the doer in the family; her husband, the pontificator.’
      • ‘Her reputation as a doer and a getter-of-things-done has been damaged by her misjudgement of the repeal of Clause 28.’
      • ‘He did so because he is seen as a doer, a man who will go out there and represent you to the very best of his ability.’
      • ‘Yes, there are a lot of people questioning the usefulness of the thing but I see a lot of doers out there that just don't talk a lot about the activities they're involved with.’
      • ‘‘I'm a doer, an action man, and it's not within my nature to sit back and be a follower,’ he said.’
      • ‘It's a country of dreamers, and doers, and people are compassionate about their neighbors, it's just unbelievable.’
      worker, organizer, activist, man of action, achiever, high achiever, succeeder, hustler, entrepreneur
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Pronunciation

doer

/ˈduər//ˈdo͞oər/