Definition of doer in English:


Syllabification: do·er
Pronunciation: /ˈdo͞oər


  • 1The person who does something: the doer of the action
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    • Operational requirements for the doers and the in baskets for the staffers often get in the way.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    performer, perpetrator, executor, accomplisher, agent
  • 1.1A person who acts rather than merely talking or thinking: I’m a doer, not a moaner
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    • In a country with so much to do, we could use a doer over a performer.
    • On the backbenches, Labour women argue that the performance so far shows that women are doers, while men play at politics.
    • The talkers and writers resent being left on the sidelines by the doers.
    worker, organizer, man/woman of action
    informal mover and shaker, busy bee

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