nounBritish • informal
- A thing, especially a cultivated plant or domesticated animal, that thrives or performs well without special attention: he is a good doer and people often say ‘Is that all your horse gets to eat?’ in amazementMore example sentences
- Animals which are ‘good doers’ may be hypothyroid or have an abnormal peripheral cortisol enzyme system.
- Although the late flowers are the main attraction of this plant, it is a ‘good doer’ for almost the whole year.
- Among the good doers at this time of year are fuchsias both tender and hardy although the tender species will soon have to be gathered in and put somewhere sheltered for winter.