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doer

[ doo-er ]
/ ˈdu ər /
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noun

a person or thing that does something, especially a person who gets things done with vigor and efficiency.
a person characterized by action, as distinguished from one given to contemplation.
Australian. an amusing or eccentric person; character.

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Origin of doer

1300–50; Middle English. See do1, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for doer

doer
/ (ˈduːə) /

noun

a person or thing that does something or acts in a specified mannera doer of good
an active or energetic person
a thriving animal, esp a horse
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