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comer

[ kuhm-er ]
/ ˈkʌm ər /
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noun
Informal. a person or thing that is progressing well or is very promising: He looks like a comer in state politics.
a person or thing that arrives.
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Origin of comer

Middle English word dating back to 1325–75; see origin at come, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for comer

comer
/ (ˈkʌmə) /

noun
(in combination) a person who comesall-comers; newcomers
informal a potential success
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