[ kuhm-ou-ter ]

  1. an outspoken or very active supporter of a cause, especially a reformer or a social activist.

Origin of come-outer

1830–40, Americanism;come out + -er1

Words Nearby come-outer Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use come-outer in a sentence

  • There were nine chances out of ten that whoever found it would recognize it as belonging to the old "come-outer."

    Cap'n Eri | Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • And—as you might expect from that kind of a man—he was more down on tobacco than the come-outer parson himself.

    Thankful's Inheritance | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The old "come-outer" lay in the path with his arms outstretched, as if he had fallen while running.

    Cap'n Eri | Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Ellery realized that here was another sort of come-outer, one of the Hammond type.

    Keziah Coffin | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The lichened eaves of the little "come-outer" chapel dripped at sedate intervals.

    Keziah Coffin | Joseph C. Lincoln