nounUS , chiefly historical
A person who dissociates himself or herself from an organization.
- Significantly, the come-outers and angry theologian/pastors were nowhere to be seen, and no one seems to have missed them!
- In New York his society was composed of free elements altogether, come-outers, reformers, radicals of every description.
- Whether black or white, churchgoing or come-outer, radical or conservative, members found temporary unity in a common cause and the bonds of womanhood.
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