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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How to use comer in a sentence
Then, suddenly, he was a star, one of the most effective pitchers in the strike zone in the majors and part of a dominant Brewers triumvirate they hope will shut down all comers this October.Corbin Burnes, a control freak with a knack for adjustment, is a strike-throwing machine | Chelsea Janes | October 8, 2021 | Washington Post
The dominant streaming service reached that position, in part, by taking on debt to build up its original programming library and not only head off potential rivals but get so far ahead that all comers are effectively competing for the No.Future of TV Briefing: Media companies grapple with getting advertisers to buy their platform video inventory | Tim Peterson | January 27, 2021 | Digiday
Makes no difference though — I answer all comers, and so here I come.What It Means When Your Wife Says She Slept With George Clooney | Eugene Robinson | December 8, 2020 | Ozy
Ray gave Jay a shell, then stepped onto a small, rickety carousel in the comer of the churchyard and loaded up.
“Katie was my best friend,” Cheryl says, and immediately a large tear fills the comer of her eye.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town | E. Jean Carroll | April 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Besides, who knows what up-and-comer they may discover on the road?So You Think You Can Busk: a Road Trip Search for the Best European Street Artists | Nina Strochlic | June 7, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
So now comer is applying the same political strategy in Washington.
Mitt Romney is a late-comer to the game, opening his headquarters just three weeks ago.Republican Presidential Primaries: Iowa No GOP Crystal Ball | Mark McKinnon, George Caudill | December 17, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
To the boys imagination, the new-comer seemed a visitant from a fairy world.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
As they walked along, Oliver glanced from time to time with much interest and curiosity at the new-comer.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3) | Charles Dickens
It is only after obtaining a satisfactory answer to these questions that they associate with the new comer.Friend Mac Donald | Max O'Rell
"Well, I'd engage to show the gentlemen something a sight more interesting than this," the new-comer continued.The Double Four | E. Phillips Oppenheim
"I claim my rights as a corresponding member of the Double Four," the new-comer declared.The Double Four | E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for comer
(in combination) a person who comes: all-comers; newcomers
informal a potential success
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