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Definitions of comer

  1. someone who arrives ( or has arrived)
  2. someone with a promising future
  3. One who comes, or who has come; one who has arrived, and is present.

Usage examples for comer

  1. So, while the duchess talked to the new- comer, he relentlessly pursued his conversation with Miss L'Estrange. – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)
  2. This feeling was swiftly put to flight, however, by the fact that on his way to him the new- comer passed and bowed to the beautiful girl, receiving in return a bow and a smile. – A Beautiful Alien by Julia Magruder
  3. " Gabriel doesn't forget old school- days," said the new- comer to Mrs. Bennet. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  4. They fixed the new- comer with a steady stare of what seemed displeasure. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  5. In a comer was the large wooden cupboard; close by, the table; a bench against the wall; on the other side of the door the sink and the pump. – Maria Chapdelaine A Tale of the Lake St. John Country by Louis Hemon
  6. And Letty, silent in her comer, watched her without a word. – Ailsa Paige by Robert W. Chambers
  7. Then the first comer raised his arm and turned up the gas. – The Slave Of The Lamp by Henry Seton Merriman
  8. He looked at his companion, who seemed most abominably in earnest, otherwise he was inclined to suspect that the Fingo was amusing himself at the expense of a new- comer. – Harley Greenoak's Charge by Bertram Mitford
  9. " I know all, I know all," said the last comer. – A Tale of Two Cities A Story of the French Revolution by Charles Dickens
  10. The new- comer looked at March as if he knew him, and March saw at a second glance that he was the young fellow who had told him about the mother put off after the start. – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  11. The new- comer, however, evidently meant business. – "The Pomp of Yesterday" by Joseph Hocking
  12. " There's a letter for you," he said, passing it to the new- comer. – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  13. The new- comer was in the first bloom of youth, perhaps about eighteen years of age, and his air and appearance surprised both sire and daughter. – Ernest Maltravers, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14. Perfectly reassured and not without curiosity he looked at the new- comer, and a smile curled his lips as he observed that the lean old man, exhausted by his long and hurried ride, could scarcely hold himself on his beast, and at the same time it struck him that this pitiable old man was the husband of the blooming and youthful Sirona. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  15. They're O. K. people, and there's a new- comer out there we all want to see. – The Bail Jumper by Robert J. C. Stead
  16. It was this thought that first led me to connect the new- comer with the Red- faced Man of the Hare's story. – The Mahatma and the Hare by H. Rider Haggard
  17. Do you suppose that the Angels, who, of earth, obey only the saints, would ever consent to take orders from the first comer? – Là-bas by J. K. Huysmans
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