Definition of comer in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈkʌmə


  • 1A person who arrives somewhere: feeding every comer is still a sacred duty
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    • News of the match would reach home before the early comers got home.
    • Early comers to Longford can enjoy a festival warm-up night.
    • ‘So thanks for a paper which accommodates all styles and comers.’
  • 2 [in singular] North American informal A person or thing likely to succeed: many in the party see tax relief as a comer
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    • ‘Narrative’ is certainly not a likely comer as justification or test for tradition, nor will a theological school ever be.

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