Comer vs Newcomer - What's the difference?

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Comer is a related term of newcomer.


As proper nouns the difference between comer and newcomer

is that comer is while newcomer is .

comer

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One in a race who is catching up to others and shows promise of winning.
  • (figuratively) One who is catching up in some contest and has a likelihood of victory.
  • One who arrives.
  • The champ will face all comers .

    Quotations

    * 2004 August 9 & 16, The New Yorker , page 40: *: The transition from comer to also-ran can be quick. * 2004 December 6, The New Yorker , page 105: *: Django, then, was not just a comer ; he was a cause.

    Anagrams

    * ----

    newcomer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who has recently come to a community; a recent arrival.
  • *
  • *:This new-comer was a man who in any company would have seemed striking. In complexion fair, and with blue or gray eyes, he was tall as any Viking, as broad in the shoulder.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=19 citation , passage=As soon as Julia returned with a constable, Timothy, who was on the point of exhaustion, prepared to give over to him gratefully. The newcomer turned out to be a powerful youngster, fully trained and eager to help, and he stripped off his tunic at once.}}
  • A new participant in some activity; a neophyte.
  • Synonyms

    * newbie * noob, (Internet slang)