- a person who comes in.
- Chiefly British. an immigrant.
- an intruder.
- a successor.
- Hunting. a duck, pheasant, etc., that flies toward the shooter.
Origin of incomer
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Examples from the Web for incomer
For fourteen years the city has had to contend with the fears of the incomer.
The incomer seated himself on a stool, and the cobbler returned to his last, resuming his interrupted work.A Prince of Good Fellows
Incomer and outgoer each drew back a step, each laughed, each tendered an apology.Max
Katherine Cecil Thurston
He must have come over the wall, which can hardly be prevented if an incomer has a friend who will throw him a rope.The Strong Arm
The flying chair struck the incomer across his shins, bringing an angry exclamation from the man.Uncle Sam's Boys in the Ranks</p>
H. Irving Hancock
- a person who comes to live in a place in which he was not born
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