[kuhm-er] /ˈkʌm ər/
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.
(in combination) a person who comes: all-comers, newcomers
(informal) a potential success
“visitor,” mid-14c., agent noun from come. Meaning “one showing promise” is attested from 1879. Phrase all comers “everyone who chooses to come” is recorded from 1560s.
A person doing very well and promising to do better in a certain field: She’s a comer, a potential champ (1880s+)
- Come running
verb phrase Join one in a hurry; appear immediately: Once you’ve asked her these questions, let her make up her own mind, and be there if she comes running (1596+)
[koh-meez] /ˈkoʊ miz/ noun, plural comites [kom-i-teez] /ˈkɒm ɪˌtiz/ (Show IPA) 1. Astronomy. 1 (def 6). 2. Anatomy. a blood vessel accompanying another vessel or a nerve. [kuhm] /kʌm/ verb (used without object), came, come, coming. 1. to approach or move toward a particular person or place: Come here. Don’t come any closer! 2. to […]
[kuh-mes-tuh-buh l] /kəˈmɛs tə bəl/ adjective 1. edible; eatable. noun 2. Usually, comestibles. articles of food; edibles: The table was spread with all kinds of comestibles. /kəˈmɛstɪbəl/ noun 1. (usually pl) food adjective 2. a rare word for edible adjective edible noun anything edible; food Word Origin Latin com- + -edere ‘to eat’ n. 1837, […]
[kom-it] /ˈkɒm ɪt/ noun, Astronomy. 1. a celestial body moving about the sun, usually in a highly eccentric orbit, consisting of a central mass surrounded by an envelope of dust and gas that may form a tail that streams away from the sun. /ˈkɒmɪt/ noun 1. a celestial body that travels around the sun, usually […]