[ goh-er ]
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  1. a person or thing that goes: We sat in the lobby watching the comers and goers.

  2. a person who attends frequently or habitually (usually used in combination): churchgoer; moviegoer.

Origin of goer

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at go1, -er1

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How to use goer in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for goer


/ (ˈɡəʊə) /

    • a person who attends something regularly

    • (in combination): filmgoer

  1. an energetic person

  1. informal an acceptable or feasible idea, proposal, etc

  2. Australian and NZ informal a person trying to succeed

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